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Nick Yapp

Nick Yapp first became aware of poetry when he had to learn some as a punishment at school. Much moved by the experience, and swamped with thoughts of Love, Suffering, Death and Toffees, he subsequently wrote a great deal of verse, but has stopped all that since he became a grown-up and retired from teaching to become a full-time writer. Richard Meier is the winner of the inaugural Picador Poetry Prize and is the author of 'Misadventure' (Picador, 2012). He lives in London with his wife and two...See more