Jane Draycott

Jane Draycott was born in London in 1954 and studied at King's College London and Bristol University. Her pamphlet No Theatre (Smith/Doorstop) was shortlisted for the Forward Prize for Best First Collection 1997, and her first full collection Prince Rupert's Drop (Carcanet/OxfordPoets), was shortlisted for the Forward Prize for Best Collection 1999. In 2002 she was the winner of the Keats-Shelley Prize for Poetry and in 2004, the year of her second Carcanet/OxfordPoets collection, The Night...See more