McKendrick, Jamie

(1955- )
   Born in Liverpool, he studied at Nottingham University and taught at the University of Salerno, Italy. He lives in Oxford, teaches part-time and reviews poetry and the visual arts for a number of newspapers and magazines. He has held residencies at Hertford College, Oxford; Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic; the University of Gothenburg, and is writer-in-residence at University College, London. His poems have been published in Holland and Italy. His poetry publications: The Sirocco Room, 1991. The Kiosk on the Brink, 1993. The Marble Fly, 1997 (winner of the Forward Poetry Prize [Best Poetry Collection of the Year], a Poetry Book Society Choice, and T.S. Eliot Prize [shortlist]); Sky Nails: Poems, 1979-1997, 2000; Ink Stone, 2003 (shortlisted for the 2003 T.S. Eliot Prize and the 2003 Whitbread Poetry Award). His other prizes and awards: Eric Gregory Award, 1984; Guardian/World Wild Life Poetry Competition, 1989; Arts Council Writers' Award, 1991; Southern Arts Literature Award. 1994; Society of Authors Travel Award, 2003. Some of his poems: "A Shortened History in Pictures," "Obelisk," "Oil and Blood," "Postcard," "The Conquest of Albania."
   Sources: Biography of Jamie McKendrick. The Arvon Foundation (http://www.arvonfoundation.org/pages/content/index.asp?PageID=45). British Council Arts (http://www.contemporarywriters.com). Poems by Jamie McKendrick (http://www.thepoem.co.uk/poems/mckendrick.htm). The Columbia Granger's Index to Poetry. 11th ed. The Columbia Granger's World of Poetry, Columbia University Press, 2005 (http://www.columbiagrangers.org). The Faber Book of 20th-Century Italian Poems. Jamie McKendrick, ed. Faber and Faber, 2004. The National Portrait Gallery (www.npg.org.uk). The Oxford Book of Sonnets. John Fuller, ed. Oxford University Press, 2000. The Oxford Book of Sonnets. John Fuller, ed. Oxford University Press, 2000. The Oxford Companion to English Literature. 6th edition. Margaret Drabble, ed. Oxford University Press, 2000.

British and Irish poets. A biographical dictionary. . 2015.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • 2007–08 Dunfermline Athletic F.C. season — Dunfermline Athletic 2007 08 season Chairman John Yorkston Manager Jim McIntyre (replaced Stephen Kenny in Dec 07) Scottish First Division 5th Scottish Cu …   Wikipedia

  • Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross (Scottish Parliament constituency) — Scottish Parliament constituency infobox Name = Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross Type = county Region = Highlands and Islands Year = 1999 MSP = Jamie Stone Party = Liberal Democrat Council = HighlandCaithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross is a …   Wikipedia

  • 2008–09 Dunfermline Athletic F.C. season — Dunfermline Athletic 2008–09 season Chairman John Yorkston Manager Jim McIntyre Scottish First Division 3rd Scottish Cup Semi Final, Losers v Falkirk …   Wikipedia

  • List of EastEnders crew members — This is a list of crew members for the popular BBC soap opera EastEnders .Current production teamCasting*Julia Crampsie *Julie Harkin *Matthew Hickling *Sam Stevenson *Tim Watson *Phyllis Chengetai *Stephen MooreBackground casting*Chuck… …   Wikipedia

  • Forward Poetry Prize — The Forward Poetry Prizes were created in 1991. The aim of the prizes is to extend the audience for contemporary poetry. Currently they are the United Kingdom s most valuable annual poetry competition, with awards for Best Collection (£10,000),… …   Wikipedia

  • Forward Poetry Prize — Der Forward Poetry Prize ist ein britischer Literaturpreis. Er wurde 1991 begründet mit dem Ziel, Lyrik einem breiteren Publikum nahezubringen, und wird jährlich für die beste Gedichtsammlung, die beste erste Gedichtsammlung eines Autors und das… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • T. S. Eliot Prize — The T. S. Eliot Prize for Poetry is awarded by the Poetry Book Society to the best collection of new verse in English first published in the UK or the Republic of Ireland [ [http://www.poetrybooks.co.uk/PBS/pdf files/TS Eliot 2007 guidelines.pdf] …   Wikipedia

  • Eric Gregory Award — The Eric Gregory Award is given by the Society of Authors to British poets under 30 on submission. The awards are up to a sum value of £24000 annually.Winners*2008: Emily Berry, Rhiannon Hooson, James Midgley, Adam O Riordan, Heather Phillipson… …   Wikipedia

  • New British Poetry (2004) — New British Poetry is a 2004 poetry anthology edited by Scots poet Don Paterson and American poet Charles Simic. In his preface, Simic wrote: To make it as current as possible, Don Paterson and I decided to include only poets born after 1945 who… …   Wikipedia

  • St Peter's College, Oxford — Colleges and halls of the University of Oxford St Peter s College …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.