Paul Abdul Wadud Sutherland, Canadian-British poet/writer, based in the UK since 1973, has eleven collections, editing seven others. He’s founding editor of Dream Catcher, a national-international journal in its 35th issue.
In 2004 he reverted to a Sufi Muslim and he lectures on Sufi poets as well as English Literature. His book A Sufi Novice in Shaykh Efendi’s Realm, (first published in Romania in a bi-lingual book 2014; reprinted in UK 2015) describes his adventures in North Cyprus.
A New and Selected Poems was re-launched from Valley Press 2017: 384 pages of 45 years of his writing: ‘unique …an unflinching and forensic exploration of a life through language.’