Poet Laureat praises dad’s of three’s first book

Ribchester poet David Borrott with his anthology "Porthole" published in the Laureate's Choice series.
Ribchester poet David Borrott with his anthology "Porthole" published in the Laureate's Choice series.

A father-of-three has published his first book of poetry.

And the anthology Porthole by David Borrott, has been praised by the Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy as being “a varied by coherent collection, tender, imaginative and clear eyed.’’

David of Ribchester features in the Laureate’s Choice series book. He is a member of the Clitheroe Pennine Stanza poetry group and has given readings of his poems across the UK. He is also a former member of the Clitheroe Writing group and now plans to study for a Phd.