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Hooker, Jeremy

Jeremy Hooker

Elected: 2021

Jeremy Hooker was born and brought up in Hampshire but has lived for long periods in Wales. His many published works include poetry, literary criticism and edited diaries, the most recent being Selected Poems 1965 – 2018 and Art of Seeing: essays on poetry, landscape painting and photography. His features for BBC Radio 3 include ‘A Map of David Jones’. He is an Emeritus Professor of the University of South Wales and a Fellow of the Learned Society of Wales.

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