Andrew MOTION

Biography

Gender Male
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Birthdate 1952-10-26
Education Radley, UC Oxford
Books & Publications >ir< incl: The Pleasure Steamers (1978), The Penguin Book of Contemporary British Poetry (ed with Blake Morrison, 1982), Dangerous Play (John Llewelyn Rhys prize, 1984), Natural Causes (Dylan Thomas prize, 1988), Love in a Life (1991), Salt Water (1997), Selected Poems (1998), Public Property (2002); >ir< incl: The Lamberts (Somerset Maugham award 1987), Philip Larkin: A Writer's Life (Whitbread award for biography, 1993), Keats (1997), Wainewright the Poisoner (2000), The Invention of Dr Cake (2003)
Recreations N/A
Clubs N/A
Style Sir Andrew Motion, FRSL
Career Poet Laureate 1999-2009; currently prof of creative writing Royal Holloway Univ of London; formerly: poetry ed Chatto & Windus, ed Poetry Review; freelance writer; prizes incl: Avon Observer prize 1982; memb Arts Cncl of England (currently chm Lit Panel); Hon DLitt: Univ of Hull, Univ of Exeter, Brunel Univ, Anglia Poly Univ, Open Univ, Sheffield Hallam Univ; hon fell UC Oxford; FRSL 1984, FRSA 2000
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