Elma Mitchell

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Elma Mitchell (November 19, 1919 Airdrie, Lanarkshire - November 23, 2000) was a British poet.


She won a scholarship to Somerville College, Oxford, where she gained a first in English in 1941

She went on to achieve a diploma in librarianship at The University College London

She worked as a librarian and information officer for the BBC (1941–43).

She moved to the Buckland St Mary, Somerset, and worked as a freelance writer.[1]





  1. ^ Harry Chambers (5 December 2000). "Elma Mitchell:A poet linking the great and small issues of life". The Guardian. 

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