• Levertov, Denise

    Denise Levertov (1923-1997) was born in Essex and wrote from an early age. She moved to the USA in 1947 and became a US citizen in 1956. She published over 20 poetry collections and 4 books of prose, and was a lifelong political activist, campaigning for civil rights and environmental causes.

"Candlestick’s website is enticing and you might find yourself buying pamphlets of poems about puddings and bicycles..."Erica Wagner
The Times

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