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Fleur Adcock

Born in New Zealand in 1934, Fleur Adcock spent the war years in England, returning with her family to New Zealand in 1947, and has lived in Britain since 1963, with regular visits to New Zealand. She has published many collections of poems, including her collected poems, Poems 1960-2000 (2000), and most recently Dragon Talk (2010), Glass Wings (2013) and The Land Ballot (2014). Her many awards include the 1961 Festival of Wellington Poetry Award, the Jessie Mackay Prize in 1968 and 1972, the...See more