Adam Horovitz (poet)

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Adam Horovitz is a British poet. He is the son of the poets Michael Horovitz and Frances Horovitz.[1]

Biography[edit]

Born in London in 1971, he moved with his parents to Stroud, Gloucestershire the same year.[2] He has been active as a poet since the 1990s[3] but has been writing since childhood.[4] He released his first pamphlet, Next Year in Jerusalem, in 2004[5] and a second, The Great Unlearning,[6] in 2009. He was the poet in residence for Glastonbury Festival's official website in 2009[7] and was voted onto the Hospital Club 100[8] in 2010 as an emerging talent.[9] His debut collection, Turning, was released by Headland in 2011.[10] He was awarded a Hawthornden Fellowship in 2012.[11] His next book, to be released by the History Press in June 2014 to coincide with the Laurie Lee centenary celebrations, is A Thousand Laurie Lees, which draws on memoir, myth and literature inspired by Cider with Rosie country.[12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Post (8 November 2011). "The Times | UK News, World News and Opinion". Entertainment.timesonline.co.uk. Retrieved 12 November 2011. 
  2. ^ "About". Adamhorovitz.co.uk. Retrieved 12 November 2011. 
  3. ^ Sam Taylor (15 October 1997). "Son gives rhyme and reason for poet's achievements – News". The Independent. UK. Retrieved 12 November 2011. 
  4. ^ "Between The Covers: 29/05/2011 – Features – Books". The Independent. UK. 29 May 2011. Retrieved 12 November 2011. 
  5. ^ "The Jewish Quarterly". The Jewish Quarterly. 16 March 2009. Retrieved 12 November 2011. 
  6. ^ Tom Chivers (22 July 2010). "Hand + Star". Handandstar.co.uk. Retrieved 12 November 2011. 
  7. ^ "News – Poems from our Poet in Residence". Glastonbury Festivals. Retrieved 12 November 2011. 
  8. ^ "THC100". Thehospitalclub.com. Retrieved 12 November 2011. 
  9. ^ Burrell, Ian (7 July 2010). "Introducing the rising stars of UK's creative industries – TV & Radio – Media". The Independent. UK. Retrieved 12 November 2011. 
  10. ^ "Turning: Amazon.co.uk: Adam Horovitz: Books". Amazon.co.uk. Retrieved 12 November 2011. 
  11. ^ "Adam Horovitz". rethinkyourmind.co.uk. 2014. Retrieved 16 June 2014. 
  12. ^ "A Thousand Laurie Lees: The Centenary Celebration of a Man and a Valley". amazon.co.uk. 2014. Retrieved 16 June 2014. 

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