• Levertov, Denise

    Levertov, Denise

    Denise Levertov (1923-1997) was born in Essex and wrote from an early age. She moved to the USA in 1947 and became a US citizen in 1956. She published over 20 poetry collections and 4 books of prose, and was a lifelong political activist, campaigning for civil rights and environmental causes.


"Candlestick’s website is enticing and you might find yourself buying pamphlets of poems about puddings and bicycles..." Erica Wagner
The Times

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