Vicki Feaver

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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.

She now lives with her psychiatrist husband in Dunsyre, South Lanarkshire, Scotland, at the foot of the Pentland Hills.

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.[1]

Collections of poetry[edit]

  • 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

Other works[edit]

  • 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)

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