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Ian Pople

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Books by this author: Spillway
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  • Ian Pople was born in Ipswich and educated at the British Council, Athens, and the universities of Aston, Manchester and Nottingham. He has taught English in secondary and higher education in UK, Sudan, Greece and Saudi Arabia. He taught at the University of Manchester for over twenty years. 
    Praise for Ian Pople 'Ian Pople is a quietly meticulous poet with a substantial body of work deserving far wider visibility than it's so far received. His latest collection Spillway: New and Selected Poems is an opportunity to savour his verbal delicacy and fine-tuning. Pople brings a meditative intensity at times to the observations he records.'

    Carol Rumens, The Guardian

    'Ian Pople writes poems of such intense observation they amount to a kind of grace. In his concise idylls, undeceived odes, and scrupulous ekphrastics, the sometimes ominous and always indigenous details resolve as if by action-at-a-distance to a mystery that never decays into cynicism or belief. It feels suddenly timely as well as sustaining to have his vision assembled in a major selection at last.'

    Douglas Crase

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