Vicki Feaver (born Nottingham 1943) is an English poet. She studied music at Durham University and English at University College, London, and later worked as a lecturer and tutor in English and Creative Writing at University College, Chichester, where she is an Emeritus Professor.
On 14 January 2014, Feaver participated in the BBC Radio 3 series "The Essay - Letters to a Young Poet". Taking Rainer Maria Rilke's classic text, Letters to a Young Poet as inspiration, leading poets wrote a letter to a protege.
Collections of poetry
- 1978: Monograph
- 1981: Close Relatives
- 1986: Clean Sheets
- 1991: Penguin Modern Poets Vol 2 (with Carol Ann Duffy and Eavan Boland)
- 1992: Crab Apple Jelly
- 1994: The Handless Maiden (shortlisted for Forward Prize)
- 2003: Girl in Red and Other Poems
- 2006: The Book of Blood (shortlisted for Forward Prize and Costa Award)
- 2013: Like a Fiend Hid in a Cloud
- 2005: Machinery of Grace: A Tribute to Michael Donaghy (1954-2004) (contributor)
- 2011: This Moment Will Never Come Again: A Selection of Daily Photographs from the Attic Salt Exhibition (co-author)
- 1992: Arvon Competition Prize for the poem "Lily Pond"
- 1993: Forward Poetry Prize, Best Single Poem, for the poem 'Judith'
- 1994: W. H. Heinemann Award for The Handless Maiden
- 1998: National Poetry Competition for the poem 'Bats'
- 1999: Cholmondeley Award
- British Council entry
- Poetry Archive entry
- recording and text of the Forward Prize-winning 'Judith'
- No More "Mrs Nice": an interview in Poetry Magazines 
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