After two busy years on the road, the Poetry Pharmacist is back on the page with new prescriptions, readers' most-loved poems, and more tried-and-true classics from the pharmacy vault.
William Sieghart has had a distinguished career in publishing and the arts. He established the Forward Prizes for Poetry in 1992, and founded National Poetry Day in 1994. He is a former chairman of the Arts Council Lottery Panel, and current chairman of both the Somerset House Trust and Forward Thinking, a charity seeking peace in the Middle East and acceptance of British Muslims. His previous anthologies include Winning Words- Inspiring Poems for Everyday Life(2014), Poems of the Decade- An Anthology of the Forward Books of Poetry (2015) and 100 Prized Poems- Twenty-five Years of the Forward Books (2016).