• Raine, Craig

    Raine, Craig

    Craig Raine was born in 1944 in County Durham and read English at the University of Oxford.  One of the so-called ‘Martian poets’, he has published a number of acclaimed collections, including A Martian Sends a Postcard Home (1979), Rich (1984) and Clay, Whereabouts Unknown (1996).  . He gained a Cholmondeley Award in 1983 and the Sunday Times Writer of the Year Award in 1998. He is founder and editor of the literary magazine Areté and Professor Emeritus of New College, Oxford.

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