Roger Housden

Roger Housden grew up on the edge of Bath, England, and—living in the shadow of an ancient stone circle—always felt humans were creatures with one foot in this world and one in another, less visible one. Housden is the author of some twenty books, including the bestselling Ten Poems series, three travel books, and the novella Chasing Rumi. He’s also a writing coach and leads literary and art appreciation journeys.

Recent Articles

About a Poem: Roger Housden on Ellen Bass’ “If You Knew”

About a Poem: Roger Housden analyzes Ellen Bass’ poem “If You Knew”, from the March 2013 issue of Lion's Roar.

Perfectly Imperfect

In a world of Botox and little blue pills, we could all use more wabi sabi. Because imperfection, says Roger Housden, is what makes us human.