Bundle of letters

Scope and Content

Letters and postcards from Elizabeth Jennings (1926-2001), poet, relating to: her receipt of the [W.H.] Smith Award [in 1986]; plans for her 1989 collection, Tributes, which she has been putting together with Michael Schmidt from Carcanet Press; plans for Lindop to review this collection in PN Review (/3 is a postcard from Jennings to Schmidt relating to this); Jennings's nervousness about reviews; a reading she has done in Lewes; some poems of Lindop's he has sent her; a letter of thanks she has received from Anne Ridler in response to her review of Ridler's poems in the Independent; and her thoughts about the work of Andrew Motion.

Dated at: Oxford.