David Herd’s collections of poetry include All Just (Carcanet, 2012), Outwith (Bookthug, 2012), Through (Carcanet, 2016), and Walk Song (Equipage, 2018). He is the author of John Ashbery and American Poetry (Palgrave/Macmillan, 2001) and Enthusiast! Essays on Modern American Literature (Manchester University Press, 2008), and the editor of Contemporary Olson (Manchester University Press, 2015). His recent writings on the politics of human movement have appeared in Detention Unlocked, Los Angeles Review of Books, Parallax, PN Review and the Times Literary Supplement. He is a co-organizer of the project Refugee Tales and professor of modern literature at the University of Kent.