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Duncan Forbes

Duncan Forbes was born in 1947, read English at Oxford and was Head of English at Wycombe Abbey School. His poems have appeared in the Observer, Poetry Review, Spectator and Times Literary Supplement, and have won him a Gregory Award. His first collection, August Autumn, was published by Secker & Warburg in 1984 and he won First Prize in the TLS / Blackwell's Poetry Competition in 1998. Forbes is currently a Royal Literary Fund Fellow at the University of Worcester.