Tim Kendall

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Tim Kendall (born 1970) is an English poet, editor and critic. [1] He was born in Plymouth. [1] In 1994 he co-founded the magazine Thumbscrew, which published work by poets including Ted Hughes, Seamus Heaney and Miroslav Holub, and which ran under his editorship until 2003. [2] In 1997 he won an Eric Gregory Prize for his poetry. [3] His latest book of poems, Strange Land, appeared in 2005.[ citation needed ]


In 2006 he became Professor of English at the University of Exeter. [4]

He has published critical studies of Paul Muldoon, Sylvia Plath, and most recently, English war poetry. [5] He was heavily involved in literary events marking the centenary of the outbreak of World War I. [6]



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  1. 1 2 Carcanet Press
  2. David Morley, "The long game", The Guardian, 12 March 2005. Accessed 13 October 2015
  3. Society of Authors Archived 16 May 2007 at the Wayback Machine
  4. University of Exeter: English. Accessed 12 October 2015
  5. Modern English War Poetry. Oxford: Oxford University, 2006.
  6. University of Oxford: World War I Centenary. Accessed 13 October 2015