David Knowles

David Knowles
David Knowles (image by Jamie Hunter, Aviacom Ltd)
David Knowles © Jamie Hunter



David Knowles is a former RAF Tornado pilot, a poet, and poetry editor of independent publishing house Two Ravens Press. His first book of poetry, Meeting the Jet Man, was published in October 2008, and was shortlisted for the Scottish Arts Council First Book of the Year Award in 2009. The poem 'So What Does It Feel Like?' was Highly Commended by the judges of the Forward Prize and appeared in the 2010 Forward Book of Poetry. Awarded a Distinguished Flying Cross for actions during the opening phase of the invasion of Iraq, David has first-hand experience of aspects of modern warfare and he explores these themes in his poetry.

Poems by David Knowles

There are no poems by this poet on the Scottish Poetry Library website, but we do have items in our library collection.