• "I love Michael Symmons Roberts's poetry. He is a religious poet in a secular age. His work is about the connection between the things of the spirit and the things of the world. And his work is about transcendence"

    Jeanette Winterson
  • "An individual in contemporary verse, Michael Symmons Roberts writes a numinous poetry that listens 'for the footfalls of God in the Garden'"

    Stephen Knight, Independent on Sunday
  • "A luminous collection based on the body that has seen [Roberts] likened to Donne"

    Hephzibah Anderson, Daily Mail
  • "Exploring new outlooks and new worlds, Michael Symmons Roberts' religious poems... seem designed for an age of doubt and DNA"

    Alan Brownjohn, Sunday Times
  • "An outstanding writer"

    Sunday Times