- Job title: Director of the Poetry Centre
- Email: email@example.com
- Telephone: +44 (0)113 343 4763
- Faculty: Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Cultures
- School: School of English
John Whale is a poet and an academic. He has published two collections of poems with Carcanet/Northern House, Waterloo Teeth (2010) and Frieze (2013). The former was shortlisted for the Felix Dennis Forward Prize for best first collection. His work was first featured in Anvil New Poets 2 (1995), edited by Carol Ann Duffy. Since 2001 he has been a co-editor of Stand magazine.