Malcolm Guite

Poet-Priest Malcolm Guite is Chaplain and Supernumerary Fellow of Girton College, Cambridge, and teaches at the Faculty of Divinity at the University of Cambridge. He lectures widely in England and North America on Theology and Literature and has published poetry, theology, and literary criticism and has worked as a librettist. His books include Mariner: A Voyage with Samuel Taylor Coleridge; Parable and Paradox; Faith, Hope, and Poetry: Theology and the Poetic Imagination; and After Prayer. Malcolm also writes Poet’s Corner, a weekly column in the Church Times. He has a particular interest in the imagination as a truth-bearing faculty and continues to reflect deeply on how poetry can stimulate and re-awaken our prayer life.

Malcolm enjoys sailing, walking, old books, live music, riding his Harley Davidson motorbike, and all the varieties of the British countryside and weather. Malcolm is also part of the rock band Mystery Train, regularly performing gigs at Grantchester, Cambridge, and other places around Cambridgeshire.