• Scannell, Vernon

    Scannell, Vernon

    Vernon Scannell (1922 – 2007) was a poet, novelist and critic. In 1960, he won the Heinemann Award for Literature, and in 1975 his collection The Loving Game was a Poetry Book Society choice.  He has been described as “one of the finest poets of his generation” and continued to publish poems until the last year of his life.

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