Raworth, Tom

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Tom Raworth was born and grew up in London. During the 1970s he travelled and worked in the United States and Mexico, returning to England in 1977 to be Resident Poet at King's College, Cambridge, in which city he still lives. Since 1966 he has published more than forty books and pamphlets of poetry, prose and translations, in several countries. His graphic work has been shown in France, Italy, and the USA, and he has collaborated and performed with musicians, painters, and other poets.

He was editor of three literary/art magazines: outburst (1961-63); Before Your Very Eyes! (1964); and Infolio (1986-87). During the 1960s he also ran two small presses - Matrix and Goliard. Since the early 1970s he has read his work in more than 20 countries, including at many International Literary Festivals, and has been invited to teach, or to be a visiting writer, in France, Italy, the USA, and the Republic of South Africa .

Tom Raworth 's Collected Poems were published in 2003. His latest collection is Windmills in Flames: Old and New Poems (2010).

From the guide to the Tom Raworth Papers, 1964-1977, (Archives & Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center, University of Connecticut Libraries)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Outburst Archive, 1959-1964 Fales Library & Special Collections
referencedIn Larry Fagin Papers., n.d., 1958-1977. Archives & Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Center.
referencedIn Paul Blackburn Papers, 1919 - 1971 University of California, San Diego. Geisel Library. Mandeville Special Collections Library.
referencedIn Aram Saroyan Papers., undated, 1950-1977. Archives & Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center.
referencedIn University of Connecticut Libraries Records, undated, 1882- Archives and Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center, University of Connecticut Libraries
referencedIn English Intelligencer Archive, ca. 1966-1968 Fales Library & Special Collections
referencedIn Edward Dorn Papers., undated, 1956-1993. Archives & Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center.
referencedIn Ron Padgett papers, 1929-2008 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn United Artists (New York, N.Y.) Records, 1977-1983 University of California, San Diego. Geisel Library. Mandeville Special Collections Library.
referencedIn Lyn Hejinian Papers, 1966-2004 University of California, San Diego. Geisel Library. Mandeville Special Collections Library.
creatorOf Poetry of Tom Raworth, January 1973 University of Kansas Kenneth Spencer Research Library Department of Special Collections
referencedIn Eddie Woods papers, circa 1957- 2009 Cecil H. Green Library. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn New Directions Publishing Corp. records, ca. 1933-1997. Houghton Library
referencedIn Edith Jarolim Collection, 1934-1985 University of California, San Diego. Geisel Library. Mandeville Special Collections Library.
creatorOf Tom Raworth Papers, 1964-1977 Archives and Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center, University of Connecticut Libraries
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correspondedWith Blackburn, Paul person
correspondedWith Dorn, Edward. person
correspondedWith Fagin, Larry. person
associatedWith Hall, Barry person
correspondedWith Hejinian, Lyn person
correspondedWith Jarolim, Edith person
correspondedWith New Directions Publishing Corp. corporateBody
associatedWith Olson, Charles, 1910-1970 person
associatedWith Padgett, Ron, 1942- person
correspondedWith Saroyan, Aram. person
associatedWith The English Intelligencer (Firm) corporateBody
correspondedWith United Artists (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith University of Connecticut. University of Connecticut Libraries. corporateBody
associatedWith Woods, Eddie person
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American poetry--20th century
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Periodical publishing Great Britain
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Birth 1938

Irish (Republic of Ireland)

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