File: "English Poetry Now"

Scope and Content

Material relating to English Poetry Now, CQ Poetry Supplement No. 3 (1962), edited by C.B. Cox and A.E. Dyson. Includes copy letters to poets inviting them to contribute to the pamphlet, and correspondence with publishers and agents relating to copyright permissions. Also includes typescript copies - largely made by CQ rather than their authors - of the following poems: 'A Child's Garden' by George MacBeth; 'Beer and Curry' by D.J. Enright; 'Your Attention Please' by Peter Porter; 'Time Was' by John Wain; a selection of poems by Edward Lucie-Smith; 'On a Landscape by Li Ch'eng' by Charles Tomlinson; 'Mirror in February' by Thomas Kinsella; 'Leda's Child' by Graham Hough; 'Black Jackets' and 'Flying Above California' by Thom Gunn; 'My Grandmother' by Elizabeth Jennings; and 'The Meeting' and 'Sick Visits' by R.S. Thomas.