Veronica Forrest-Thomson

Veronica Forrest-Thomson (1947 – 1975) was a poet and critical theorist.  She grew up in Glasgow and went to university in Liverpool and Cambridge .   Her critical study Poetic Artifice: A Theory of Twentieth-Century Poetry was published by Manchester University Press in 1978. Her poetry collections included Identi-kit (1967), Language-Games (1971) and the posthumous On the Periphery (1976). Collected Poems and Translations appeared in 1990 and Selected Poems in 1999.  A further Collected Poems was published in 2008.

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