Ruth Padel

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Birthday
8, 1946
Birthplace
England
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
8, 1946 (age 72)
Birthplace
England

About

A United Kingdom National Poetry Competition winner, novelist, and nonfiction writer, she is known for Fusewire, Where the Serpent Lives, The Mara Crossing, and other works. Also an academic, she taught poetry at King's College London and published several nonfiction works on the history of Ancient Greece.

Before Fame

She was the first female Research Fellow at Wadham College, Oxford.

Trivia

Her poems often contain scientific, musical, and historical themes.

Family Life

She was married to British philosopher Myles Burnyeat.

Associated With

Her great-great grandfather was the renowned naturalist Charles Darwin.