Paul James FARLEY

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1965-06-05
Education Mabel Fletcher Tech Coll Liverpool, Chelsea Sch of Art (Christopher Head drawing scholar, BA)
Books & Publications Publications The Boy from the Chemist is Here to See You (1998), The Ice Age (2002), When Louis Met George (radio play, 2003), Tramp in Flames (2006), Distant Voices, Still Lives (2006), John Clare: Poet to Poet (ed, 2007), Field Recordings (2009), The Atlantic Tunnel (2010), Edgelands (2011), The Dark Film (2012)
Recreations photography, birding, supporting Liverpool FC
Clubs N/A
Style Paul Farley, FRSL
Career poet; writer in residence The Wordsworth Tst 2000-02, reader in poetry Lancaster Univ 2005- (lectr 2002-05); fell Royal Literary Fund 2000-02; winner Arvon/Observer Int Poetry Competition 1995, Geoffrey Dearmer Meml Prize 1997, Forward Prize for Best First Collection 1998, Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year 1999, Somerset Maugham Award 1999, Writer's Award Arts Cncl of Eng and Wales 2000, Whitbread Poetry Award 2002, Next Generation Poets 2004, Forward Prize for Best Individual Poem 2005, American Acad of Arts and Letters E M Forster Award 2009, RSL Jerwood Prize 2009, travelling scholarship Soc of Authors 2009, Foyles Best Book of Ideas 2012, Cholmondeley Prize 2013; FRSL 2012
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