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Jane Draycott

Jane Draycott

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Jane Draycott's new translation of the medieval dream-elegy 'Pearl', an extract from which was a Stephen Spender Prize-winner 2008, is published by Carcanet/OxfordPoets. 

Nominated as a Next Generation poet, and a previous winner of the Keats-Shelley Prize for Poetry, her collections include The Night Tree and Prince Rupert's Drop (OxfordPoets) and Tideway and Christina the Astonishing (with Lesley Saunders) from Two Rivers Press. Her most recent collection Over was shortlisted for the 2009 TS Eliot Prize. 

She teaches at the University of Oxford and Lancaster University

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