Will Harris is a London-based writer. His debut poetry book, RENDANG, won the Forward Prize for Best First Collection and was shortlisted for the T.S. Eliot Prize. His poems and essays have appeared in the New Republic, Poets & Writers, SPAM, the TLS, and Granta. He co-leads the Southbank Poetry Collective and works in extra care homes in Tower Hamlets as an activity worker. He is a visiting poetry fellow at UEA developing a new community-led archive of four poets’ work.
Will Harris on Granta.com
Essays & Memoir | Issue 161
‘I don’t have a brother; I’m an only child. But a few years ago I started writing poems in which a brother appears.’
Will Harris on why he created a brother.
Poetry | Issue 161
‘Our snapped-off shadows / made a simple shape / one within the other like / a folded napkin’
Poetry by Will Harris.
In Conversation | The Online Edition
Sophie Collins & Will Harris
‘I’ve been dreaming wildly in lockdown. Have you?’
Poetry | Issue 152
At the Peckhamplex
‘the snow reflecting off / your torch was the / colour of your thoughts’
Essays & Memoir | The Online Edition
Best Book of 1921: Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus
‘I wanted to understand the world and why it hurt, and soon I stumbled on the Tractatus’ Will Harris on the best book of 1921.