Jo Shapcott

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Birthday
24, 1953
Birthplace
London, England
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
24, 1953 (age 65)
Birthplace
London, England

About

British poet, professor, and two-time National Poetry Competition winner. Her best-known works include My Life Asleep, Electroplating the Baby, and Of Mutability.

Before Fame

She studied at Trinity College, Dublin and at Harvard University. She published her debut poetry collection, Electroplating the Baby, in 1988.

Trivia

She received the prestigious Costa Book of the Year Award for a 2010 poetry collection entitled Of Mutability.

Family Life

She was born in London, England, and she studied in her youth at the Cavendish School.

Associated With

She co-edited a 2002 essay collection on the poetry of Elizabeth Bishop.