Fleur Adcock

Born in a suburb of Auckland, New Zealand, in 1934, Fleur Adcock has spent most of her life in England. She worked as a librarian for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office before turning to poetry full-time, starting with her 1964 collection, The Eye of the Hurricane. Adcock was elected to become a Royal Society of Literature fellow in 1984 and was made an Officer of the British Empire twelve years later.

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