Nick Toczek

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Birthday
20, 1950
Birthplace
England
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthplace
England

About

An English poet and children's author, he also founded The Little Word Machine, a popular literary journal. His poetry collections include Because the Evenings, God Shave the Queen, and Never Stare at a Grizzly Bear.

Before Fame

He attended Birmingham University, where he studied Industrial Metallurgy. He began publishing poetry during the late 1960s.

Trivia

He worked as a professional puppeteer and magician.

Family Life

He married Gaynor Doherty in 1984. He and Doherty later became parents to a son and a daughter.

Associated With

His work, like that of fellow British author Adrian Henri, spans both poetic and musical genres.