• McKendrick, Jamie

    McKendrick, Jamie

    Jamie McKendrick was born in Liverpool in 1955 and studied at the University of Nottingham, after which he taught at the University of Salerno in Italy.  The author of five collections of poetry, including The Marble Fly (1997), winner of the Forward Poetry Prize Best Poetry Collection of the Year, his work has been shortlisted for various prizes, including the T.S. Eliot Prize and the Whitbread Poetry Award.  His translations of the poetry of Valerio Magrelli were published in 2009.

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