Whatever your feelings are about David Harsent's recent success at the TS Eliot Prize, I think this is a rather enjoyable interview. I had no idea for instance that David Harsent wrote thrillers. Meanwhile, his description of poetry as an art form that can either be ignored or engaged with, is rather neatly put. Not sure I agree with his conclusions or whether this is really still the case, when the boundaries between poetry and other art forms are (happily) not so clear cut....