Tom Raworth

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Tom Raworth
Raworth in 2003 (photographed by Gloria Graham)
Raworth in 2003 (photographed by Gloria Graham)
Born(1938-07-19)July 19, 1938
Bexleyheath, London, England
DiedFebruary 8, 2017(2017-02-08) (aged 78)
London, England
OccupationPoet, publisher, editor, teacher
LanguageEnglish
EducationUniversity of Essex
Genrepoetry, essays, translation
Literary movementBritish Poetry Revival,[1] Late-Modernism[2]
Website
www.tomraworth.com

Thomas Moore Raworth (July 19, 1938 – February 8, 2017) known as Tom Raworth, was a British poet and visual artist. He published over forty books of poetry and prose during his life. His work has been translated and published in many countries. Raworth was a key figure in the British Poetry Revival.

Raworth died at his home in London, England on February 8, 2017 from prostate cancer-related complications, aged 78.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Tom Raworth 1938 - 2017 -". 10 February 2017.
  2. Rumens, Carol (31 March 2014). "Poem of the week: Never Entered Mind by Tom Raworth" – via The Guardian.
  3. "Culture stars who died in 2017: from Tara Palmer-Tomkinson to Tom Raworth". The Telegraph.

Other websites[change | change source]

Media related to Tom Raworth at Wikimedia Commons