• Bidgood, Ruth

    Ruth Bidgood was born in 1922 and has been publishing poetry for over fifty years. She served in the Woman’s Royal Naval Service during the Second World War, as a coder in Egypt. A distinguished poet, in 2011 she won the Roland Mathias Prize for her collection Time Being, published by Seren Books.

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