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BIOGRAPHY – FLEUR ADCOCK Wednesday, 6 January 2010

Posted by edincityoflit in Poets.
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Fleur Adcock was born in New Zealand in 1934, but spent her formative years in England.  She moved to London in 1963 and worked as a librarian at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.  Her first book of poetry The Eye of the Hurricane was published in 1964 and she became a full-time writer in 1981.

Fleur has held various literary fellowships and won numerous awards, including many from her native New Zealand.  A collected edition of her poetry Poems 1960 – 2000, was published in 2000.

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