Ruth Sophia PADEL

Biography

Gender Female
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1946-05-08
Education N London Collegiate Sch, Lady Margaret Hall Oxford (scholar, BA), Univ of Oxford (PhD)
Books & Publications >ir< Alibi (1985), Summer Snow (1990), Angel (1993, Poetry Book Society Choice), Whom Gods Destroy (1995), Fusewire (1996), Rembrandt Would Have Loved You (1998, Poetry Book Society Choice), Voodoo Shop (2002, Poetry Book Society Choice), 52 Ways of Looking at a Poem (2004), The Soho Leopard (2004), The Poem and the Journey (2007), Darwin - A Life in Poems (2009), The Mara Crossing (2012); >ir< In and Out of the Mind: Greek Images of the Tragic Self (1992), Whom Gods Destroy: Elements of Greek and Tragic Madness (1995), I'm A Man: Sex, Gods and Rock 'n' Roll (2000), Tigers in Red Weather (2005); >ir< Where the Serpent Lives (2010)
Recreations singing, travel
Clubs Academy
Style Ms Ruth Padel
Career writer and broadcaster; lectr CCC Oxford, Kings Coll Cambridge and Wadham Coll Oxford 1974-79; res fell Wolfson Coll Oxford, Bowra res fell Wadham Coll Oxford 1978-79; resident poet Henry Wood Promenade Concerts, first resident writer Somerset House 2008, resident writer Christ's Coll Cambridge 2009, resident writer Environment Inst UCL 2010; winner Nat Poetry Competition 1997; memb: Poetry Soc (chair 2004-07), PEN, Bombay Natural History; FRSL 1999, FRZS
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Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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