• Downar, Joan

    Joan Downar lived in Nottinghamshire. Her poetry career began in the 1970s, her work appearing in major poetry journals. Peterloo Press published two of her collections: The Empire of Light (1984) and The Old Noise of Truth (1989). Various Returns is a posthumous collection of poems which were unpublished at the time of her death in 1996.  It was compiled and edited by Michael Payne.

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