Susan Wicks

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Susan Wicks (born 1947 Kent, England) is a British poet, and novelist.[1]

She studied at the University of Hull, University of Sussex. She taught at University College, Dublin, University of Dijon, and the University of Kent.[2] She teaches at Goldsmiths, University of London. She lives in Tunbridge Wells.[3]


Singing Underwater won the 1992 Aldeburgh Poetry Festival Prize. The Clever Daughter was shortlisted for both the 1996 T. S. Eliot Prize, and 1996 Forward Poetry Prize. Her translation of Valérie Rouzeau's Pas Revoir (Cold Spring in Winter) won the 2010 Scott Moncrieff Prize, and it was shortlisted for the 2010 Griffin Poetry Prize and the 2010 Oxford-Weidenfeld Translation Prize.[4] She won the 2014 Oxford-Weidenfeld Translation Prize for her translation of Valérie Rouzeau's Talking Vrouz.[5]





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  1. ^ British Council (2014-08-18). "Susan Wicks | British Council Literature". Retrieved 2014-08-22. 
  2. ^ Archived from the original on 16 April 2011. Retrieved 26 April 2011.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  3. ^ "Author Page > Susan Wicks". Bloodaxe Books. Retrieved 2014-08-22. 
  4. ^ "Blog". Arc Publications. 2010-05-25. Retrieved 2014-08-22. 
  5. ^ "The winner of the Oxford-Weidenfeld Translation Prize 2014 is Susan Wicks for...". Oxford-Weidenfeld Translation Prize. 14 June 2014. Retrieved 17 June 2014. 

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