• Fanthorpe, U. A.

    Fanthorpe, U. A.

    U A Fanthorpe (1929-2009) began to publish poetry in her late 40s, after leaving teaching and taking up a position as a receptionist in a neurological hospital, which inspired her first collection. She was awarded the Queen’s Medal for Poetry in 2003, and her Collected Poems was published in 2004.


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