• Porter, Peter

    Porter, Peter

    Peter Porter (1929-2010) was Australian by birth but lived in Britain for most of his life. After his first collection of poetry was published in 1961, he published sixteen collections as well as holding Writer-in-Residence positions at several universities. He was awarded the Queen’s Gold Medal for Poetry, won the Duff Cooper and the Whitbread prizes.


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