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E. A. Markham

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Edward Archibald "Archie" Markham FRSL (1 October 1939 – 23 March 2008) was a Montserratian poet, playwright, novelist and academic. [1]

30 relations: Antigua, Bloodaxe Books, British Council, Cecil Day-Lewis, College of North West London, Emeritus, Enga Province, Grammar school, Hull College, Montserrat, Myocardial infarction, Nation language, Papua New Guinea, Paris, Peepal Tree Press, Poetry Book Society, Poetry Society, Pseudonym, Royal Society of Literature, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Sheffield Hallam University, T. S. Eliot Prize, The Guardian, The Independent, Ulster University, University of East Anglia, University of Wales, Lampeter, Voluntary Service Overseas, Wasafiri, World Literature Today.


Antigua, also known as Waladli or Wadadli by the native population, is an island in the West Indies.

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Bloodaxe Books

Bloodaxe Books is a British publishing house specializing in poetry.

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British Council

The British Council is a British organisation specialising in international cultural and educational opportunities.

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Cecil Day-Lewis

Cecil Day-Lewis (or Day Lewis) (27 April 1904 – 22 May 1972), often writing as C. Day-Lewis, was an Anglo-Irish poet and the Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom from 1968 until his death in 1972.

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College of North West London

The College of North West London (CNWL) is a further education college in North West London offering a wide range of full-time and part-time courses, from beginner level to degree level.

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Emeritus, in its current usage, is an adjective used to designate a retired professor, pastor, bishop, pope, director, president, prime minister, or other person.

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Enga Province

Enga is one of the provinces in Papua New Guinea (PNG).

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Grammar school

A grammar school is one of several different types of school in the history of education in the United Kingdom and other English-speaking countries, originally a school teaching Latin, but more recently an academically-oriented secondary school, differentiated in recent years from less academic Secondary Modern Schools.

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Hull College

Hull College is a further education college based in Kingston upon Hull, England.

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Montserrat is a Caribbean island in the Leeward Islands, which is part of the chain known as the Lesser Antilles, in the West Indies.

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Myocardial infarction

Myocardial infarction (MI), commonly known as a heart attack, occurs when blood flow decreases or stops to a part of the heart, causing damage to the heart muscle.

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Nation language

"Nation language" is the term coined by scholar and poet Kamau BrathwaiteMcArthur, Tom, In the words of Kamau Brathwaite, who is considered the authority of note on nation language and a key exemplar of its use: We in the Caribbean have a kind of plurality: we have English, which is the imposed language on much of the archipelago.

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Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea (PNG;,; Papua Niugini; Hiri Motu: Papua Niu Gini), officially the Independent State of Papua New Guinea, is an Oceanian country that occupies the eastern half of the island of New Guinea and its offshore islands in Melanesia, a region of the southwestern Pacific Ocean north of Australia.

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Paris is the capital and most populous city of France, with an area of and a population of 2,206,488.

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Peepal Tree Press

Peepal Tree Press, based in England, publishes Caribbean, Black British and South Asian fiction, poetry and academic books.

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Poetry Book Society

The Poetry Book Society (PBS) was founded in 1953 by T. S. Eliot and friends, including Sir Basil Blackwell, "to propagate the art of poetry".

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Poetry Society

The Poetry Society is a membership organisation, open to all, whose stated aim is "to promote the study, use and enjoyment of poetry".

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A pseudonym or alias is a name that a person or group assumes for a particular purpose, which can differ from their first or true name (orthonym).

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Royal Society of Literature

The Royal Society of Literature (RSL) is a learned society founded in 1820, by King George IV, to "reward literary merit and excite literary talent".

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Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is a sovereign state in the Lesser Antilles island arc, in the southern portion of the Windward Islands, which lies in the West Indies at the southern end of the eastern border of the Caribbean Sea where the latter meets the Atlantic Ocean.

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Sheffield Hallam University

Sheffield Hallam University (SHU) is a public university in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England.

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T. S. Eliot Prize

The T. S. Eliot Prize for Poetry is a prestigious prize that was, for many years, awarded by the Poetry Book Society (UK) to "the best collection of new verse in English first published in the UK or the Republic of Ireland" in any particular year.

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The Guardian

The Guardian is a British daily newspaper.

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The Independent

The Independent is a British online newspaper.

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Ulster University

Ulster University (Ollscoil Uladh, Ulster Scots: Ulstèr Universitie or Ulstèr Varsitie), officially the University of Ulster, is a multi-campus public university located in Northern Ireland.

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University of East Anglia

The University of East Anglia (abbreviated as UEA) is a public research university in Norwich, England.

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University of Wales, Lampeter

University of Wales, Lampeter (Prifysgol Cymru, Llanbedr Pont Steffan) was a university in Lampeter, Wales.

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Voluntary Service Overseas

Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO) is an international development charity with a vision for a "world without poverty" and a mission to "bring people together to fight poverty".

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Wasafiri is a quarterly British literary magazine covering international contemporary writing.

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World Literature Today

World Literature Today is an American magazine of international literature and culture, published bimonthly at the University of Oklahoma, Norman.

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