J.H. Prynne

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Birthday
24, 1936
Birthplace
England
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Birthday
24, 1936 (age 82)
Birthplace
England

About

English poet known for Kitchen Poems and for his association with the British Poetry Revival. His numerous poetry collections include The White Stones, Fire Lizard, and Biting the Air.

Before Fame

He taught at the University of Cambridge. He published his debut poetry collection, Force of Circumstance and Other Poems, in 1962.

Trivia

He took on the pseudonym of "Pu Ling-en" when he wrote poems in the classical Chinese language.

Family Life

He married in 1969 and fathered a son and a daughter.

Associated With

He was influenced early in his career by the poetry of Charles Olson.