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moniza alvi

Moniza Alvi è nata a Lahore, Pakistan, nel 1954 ed è cresciuta in Inghilterra, nello Hertfordshire. Ha studiato alle università di York e London. Ha pubblicato quattro raccolte di poesie: The Country at My Shoulder, A Bowl of Warm Air, Carrying My Wife e Souls. Dopo una lunga carriera come insegnante di scuola superiore, ora vive a Londra col marito e la figlia. Tiene corsi di scrittura all'Open College of the Arts e alla Poetry School. Ha ottenuto il The Poetry Business Prize nel 1991. La sua prima raccolta The Country at My Shoulder (OUP, 1993) e stata finalista per i premi T.S. Eliot e Whitbread.

Moniza Alvi was born in Lahore, Pakistan, in 1954 and grew up in England, in Hertfordshire. She has studied at the Universities of York and London. She has published four collections of poems: The Country at My Shoulder, A Bowl of Warm Air, Carrying My Wife and Souls. After a long career as a teacher in a high school, she now lives in London with her husband and daughter. She holds courses of writing at The Open College of the Arts and at The Poetry School. In 1991 she has won The Poetry Business Prize. Her first collection of poems The Country at My Shoulder (OUP,1993) has reached the final for the T.S. Eliot and Whitbread Prizes.

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December 2003

 

 

 

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