Adam Horovitz (poet)

For other people named Adam Horovitz, see Adam Horovitz (disambiguation).

Adam Horovitz is a British poet. He is the son of the poets Michael Horovitz and Frances Horovitz.[1]


Born in London in 1971, he moved with his parents to Stroud, Gloucestershire the same year.[2] He has been active as a poet since the 1990s[3] but has been writing since childhood.[4] He released his first pamphlet, Next Year in Jerusalem, in 2004[5] and a second, The Great Unlearning,[6] in 2009. He was the poet in residence for Glastonbury Festival's official website in 2009[7] and was voted onto the Hospital Club 100[8] in 2010 as an emerging talent.[9] His debut collection, Turning, was released by Headland in 2011.[10] He was awarded a Hawthornden Fellowship in 2012.[11] His next book, to be released by the History Press in June 2014 to coincide with the Laurie Lee centenary celebrations, is A Thousand Laurie Lees, which draws on memoir, myth and literature inspired by Cider with Rosie country.[12]


  1. "The Times | UK News, World News and Opinion". 8 November 2011. Retrieved 12 November 2011.
  2. "About". Retrieved 12 November 2011.
  3. Sam Taylor (15 October 1997). "Son gives rhyme and reason for poet's achievements – News". The Independent. UK. Retrieved 12 November 2011.
  4. "Between The Covers: 29/05/2011 – Features – Books". The Independent. UK. 29 May 2011. Retrieved 12 November 2011.
  5. "The Jewish Quarterly". The Jewish Quarterly. 16 March 2009. Retrieved 12 November 2011.
  6. Tom Chivers (22 July 2010). "Hand + Star". Retrieved 12 November 2011.
  7. "News – Poems from our Poet in Residence". Glastonbury Festivals. Retrieved 12 November 2011.
  8. "THC100". Retrieved 12 November 2011.
  9. Burrell, Ian (7 July 2010). "Introducing the rising stars of UK's creative industries – TV & Radio – Media". The Independent. UK. Retrieved 12 November 2011.
  10. "Turning: Adam Horovitz: Books". Retrieved 12 November 2011.
  11. "Adam Horovitz". 2014. Retrieved 16 June 2014.
  12. "A Thousand Laurie Lees: The Centenary Celebration of a Man and a Valley". 2014. Retrieved 16 June 2014.

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