Roger Joseph McGOUGH

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1937-11-09
Education St Mary's Coll Liverpool, Univ of Hull (BA, CertEd)
Books & Publications Publications poetry: The Mersey Sound (with Adrian Henri and Brian Patten, 1967), In the Glassroom (1976), Holiday on Death Row (1979), Summer with Monika (1978), Waving at Trains (1982), Melting into the Foreground (1986), Selected Poems (1989), Blazing Fruit (1990), You At The Back (1991), Defying Gravity (1992), The Spotted Unicorn (1998), The Way Things Are (1999), Everyday Eclipses (2002), Wicked Poems (2002), Collected Poems (2003), Selected Poems (2006), That Awkward Age (2009), Mind the Gap (2010), As Far As I Know (2012), It Never Rains (2014); wrote and appeared in Thames TV prog Kurt Mungo BP and Me (BAFTA Award, 1984), wrote poems for and presented Channel Four TV prog The Elements 1992 (Royal Television Award); for children: The Great Smile Robbery (1983), Sky in the Pie (1983), The Stowaways (1986), Noah's Ark (1986), Nailing the Shadow (1987), An Imaginary Menagerie (1988), Helen Highwater (1989), Counting by Numbers (1989), Pillow Talk (1990), The Lighthouse That Ran Away (1991), My Dad's a Fire-eater (1992), Another Custard Pie (1993), Lucky (1993), Stinkers Ahoy! (1995), The Magic Fountain (1995), Sporting Relations (1996), The Kite and Caitlin (1996), Bad, Bad Cats (1997), Until I Met Dudley (1997), Good Enough to Eat (2002), What on Earth (2002), Moonthief (2002), The Bees Knees (2003), All the Best (2003), Dotty Inventions (2004), Daniel and the Beast of Babylon (2004), Slapstick (2008); other work incl: Said and Done (autobiography, 2005), Moliere's Tartuffe (adaptation, 2008), The Hypochondriac (adaptation, 2009), The Misanthrope (adaptation, 2013)
Recreations N/A
Clubs Chelsea Arts (chm 1984-86, tstee 1993-)
Style Roger McGough, Esq, CBE, FRSL
Career poet; fell of poetry Loughborough Univ 1973-75, writer in residence Western Aust Coll of Advanced Educn Perth 1986; pres The Poetry Soc 2012 (memb Exec Cncl 1989-93, vice-pres 1996); art installation Liverpool Doors (Museum of Liverpool) 2012; Signal Award 1984 and 1998, Cholmondeley Award 1998, Centre for Literacy in Primary Educn (CLPE) Poetry Award 2004 and 2005; hon prof Thames Valley Univ 1993, hon fell Liverpool John Moores Univ; Hon MA UC Northampton; Hon DLitt: Univ of Hull 2004, Univ of Roehampton 2006, Univ of Liverpool 2006, Open Univ 2009; Freeman City of Liverpool 2001; FRSL
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