John Whitworth (poet)

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John Whitworth (born 1945, India) is a British poet.

Life[edit]

He graduated from Merton College, Oxford. His work appears in Poetry Review, The Times Literary Supplement,[1] London Magazine, The Spectator,[2] Quadrant, New poetry,[3][4] and The Flea.[5] He taught a master class at University of Kent.[6] He was a judge for the 9th Poetry on the Lake Competition, 2009.[7] He read at Lamar University.[8] He read at the 9th annual Sarah Lawrence College Poetry Festival 2012.

He lives with his wife Doreen Roberts, who taught at the University of Kent, and their daughters Ellie and Katie, in Canterbury.[9]

Awards[edit]

  • 1988 Cholmondeley Award
  • 2004 The Silver Wyvern, Poetry on the Lake
  • 2009 Eleanor Room Poetry Award Lamar University
  • 2011 Literary Review £5000 Poetry Prize

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Works[edit]

Poetry[edit]

Anthologies[edit]

Non-fiction[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Asthana, Anushka; Sherman, Jill. "The Times Literary Supplement". The Times (London). 
  2. ^ [1][dead link]
  3. ^ New Poetry - Google Books. Books.google.com. 2008-05-30. Retrieved 2015-03-29. 
  4. ^ New Poetry - Google Books. Books.google.com. 2008-05-28. Retrieved 2015-03-29. 
  5. ^ "Broadsheet 10: Tuneable Tweak". The-flea.com. 2010-11-26. Retrieved 2015-03-29. 
  6. ^ "News Centre - University of Kent". Kent.ac.uk. Retrieved 2015-03-29. 
  7. ^ [2][dead link]
  8. ^ [3][dead link]
  9. ^ "John Whitworth: Poet, Poetry, Picture, Bio". Thehypertexts.com. Retrieved 2015-03-29. 
  10. ^ [4][dead link]

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