John Foggin

John Foggin (1943 – 2023) was a British poet who lived in West Yorkshire. He worked as a teacher and lecturer and won numerous poetry awards including The Plough Prize in 2013 and 2014. His last collection was Pressed for Time (Calder Valley Poetry, 2022). During the pandemic he ran a project which led to the publication of When All This Is Over (Calder Valley Poetry, 2020) – an anthology in which 26 poets explore imaginary occupations.

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