• Nicholson, Norman

    Norman Nicholson (1914-1987) lived all his life in the iron-mining town of Millom, Cumbria, and his relationship with the social and religious community and the landscape there informed his work. He wrote in several genres, but is best known for his poetry and was awarded the Queens Medal for Poetry in 1977 and the OBE in 1981. His Collected Poems was published by Faber & Faber in 1994.

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