• Reid, Christopher

    Reid, Christopher

    Christopher Reid was born in 1949 and is the author of a number of award-winning poetry collections, most recently Nonsense and also including Arcadia (1979), Two Dogs on a Pub Roof (1996) and in 2009, A Scattering, which won that year’s Costa Best Book of the Year Award.  He also writes poetry for children.  From 1991 – 1999 he was poetry editor at Faber and Faber. 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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