Martin Humphries Biography

Martin Humphries was born in Bristol in 1955. He is a poet and writer: Mirrors (Nonesuch Press, 1980); Searching for a Destination (Nonesuch Press, 1982); Salt and Honey (GMP, 1989). He compiled and introduced Not Love Alone (GMP, 1985) the first anthology of contemporary Gay Men’s poetry to be published in the UK; he has edited a further 4 books in the GMP poetry series. He co-edited The Sexuality of Men with Andy Metcalf (Pluto Press, 1985) and Heterosexuality with Gillian Hanscombe (GMP, 1987). He has organised ‘Poetry for AIDS’ readings in London. He has been a Trustee for Oval House since 1985. He co-founded The Cinema Museum with his partner Ronald Grant in 1984 and is the current Director.