Ursula Askham Fanthorpe

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Birthday
22, 1929
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Apr 28, 2009 (79)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
22, 1929
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Apr 28, 2009 (79)

About

British poet whose best-known works include Side Effects and From Me To You: Love Poems. Shortly after publishing a collection entitled Queueing for the Sun, she received the Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry.

Before Fame

She studied at St. Anne's College, Oxford. She published her debut work, Side Effects, in 1978.

Trivia

She published under the name of U.A. Fanthorpe.

Family Life

Her life partner was Professor R.V. "Rosie" Bailey. The two co-wrote a 2007 work entitled From Me To You: Love Poems.

Associated With

She and American poet Adrienne Rich were literary contemporaries.

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