Mid_rare poets! Volume 1

Edna St Vincent Millay, Ian McMillan, Myra Schneider, Wayne Burrows, Kathryn Maris, Aphra Behn.

Traverse poetry trading cards are a mixture of contemporary and long-loved poems. Our Mid_rare poets include well loved contemporary poets such as Ian McMillan and Myra Schneider as well as literary giants Aphra Behn and Edna St Vincent Millay.

The Mid_rare card

If you’re lucky, when you open your Traverse pack, you’ll find one of our mid_rare cards. If you run your fingers over it you’ll feel its lovely hand-embossed finish. Add it to your collection, or if you get the same poem twice find a friend to swap with!

Myra Schneider #15

Myra Schneider #15

is a poet, editor, creative non-fiction writer and tutor. Myra has published six collections with Enitharmon Press including The Door To Colour.

Edna St Vincent Millay #20

Edna St Vincent Millay #20

was a lyrical poet and playwright. Millay was one of the most successful and respected poets in America.

Wayne Burrows #4

Wayne Burrows #4

is a poet, editor and tutor. His most recent Shoestring Press collections are Black Glass: New & Selected Poems and Exotica Suite & Other Fictions.

Kathryn Maris #6

Kathryn Maris #6

is a US born poet, now living in London. Her collections are God Loves You (Seren) and The Book of Jobs (Four Way Books).

Aphra Behn #2

Aphra Behn #2

One of the most influential dramatists of the late seventeenth century, Behn was also a celebrated poet and novelist.

Ian McMillan #18

Ian McMillan #18

is an English poet, journalist & broadcaster, and has published 28 books. Known for his distinctive accent Ian is ‘poet in residence’ to his hometown football club Barnsley FC.

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Fun Factoid: Was known as Vincent

"Edna St Vincent Millay"

Fun Factoid: Was Poet in Residence at the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown

"Kathryn Maris"

Fun Factoid: Can ring church bells

"Ian McMillan"

Fun Factoid: Recent publications include a poetic study of apples and a sampler of translated Eastern Bloc song-lyrics.

"Wayne Burrows"

Fun Factoid: The first professional woman writer in English literature.

"Aphra Behn"

Fun Factoid: Is a guiding light for the Second Light Network of women poets

"Myra Schneider"