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Tuesday, November 09, 2010

Wilfred Owen Poetry Award 2010 presented to Jon Stallworthy

Wilfred Owen Poetry Award 2010 presented to Jon Stallworthy"The Wilfred Owen Association presents a Poetry Award to honour a poet for a sustained body of work that includes memorable war poems. The recipient of the 2010 Award is Professor Jon Stallworthy, FBA, FRSL, poet, biographer, and literary scholar. Jon (Howie) Stallworthy is Professor Emertius of English at the University of Oxford, and Fellow and former Acting President of Wolfson College, Oxford. Born in 1935, he was educated at the Dragon School, Rugby School, and Magdalen College, Oxford, where he won the Newdigate Prize for Poetry. He also served in the Royal West African Frontier Force. He was poetry editor at Oxford University Press and John Wendell Anderson Professor of English at Cornell University, New York"

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