Carcanet Press Logo
Quote of the Day
If it were not for Carcanet, my library would be unbearably impoverished.
Louis de Bernieres

Thomas Blackburn

Picture of Thomas Blackburn
Books by this author: Selected Poems
  • About
  • Thomas Eliel Fenwick Blackburn was born in Cumbria in 1916. Educated at Durham University, he was Gregory Poetry Fellow at Leeds University (1956-8), and head of the English Department at the College of St Mark and St John, Chelsea (1960-73). He wrote novels, memoirs, musicals and plays for radio, as well as poetry. He died in 1977. Julia Blackburn, his daughter by his second wife, is a novelist, biographer and journalist.
Share this...
The Carcanet Blog Singapore Casket: Jee Leong Koh read more Zest in the art of living: Iain Bamforth read more Invitation to View: Peter Scupham read more Scale: Mina Gorji read more Forrest Gander on Coral Bracho: A Profile read more The Feeling Sonnets: Eugene Ostashevsky read more
Find your local bookshop logo
Arts Council Logo
We thank the Arts Council England for their support and assistance in this interactive Project.
This website ©2000-2022 Carcanet Press Ltd