Declan Ryan: The battle against Bullshit
A 2019 assessment of Douglas in the TLS.

Seamus Heaney on Keith Douglas (audio)
An hour-long talk and reading devoted to Keith Douglas and his work.

Some other links:

Douglas has appeared in POLISH translation:
Autograf – five poems translated by Professor dr hab Olga Kubińska of Gdańsk University, ‘Snakeskin and Stone’, ‘Desert Flowers’, ‘Landscape with Figures 1, 2 and 3’, with an introductory article.

In GERMAN translation:
Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung – ‘Vergissmeinnicht’, translated, and with an introductory article, by Werner von Koppenfels, and a reading (video) by Thomas Huber.

Canoe, read by Clive James (video)

Keith Douglas page at

Keith Douglas – The Sherwood Rangers Yeomanry Regimental Association.

A selection of poems available to read online:

(The first two poems, each reproduced in The Guardian, have introductions by Carol Rumens.)

Desert Flowers


How to Kill



BBC documentary Keith Douglas: Battlefield Poet