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John Haynes has had a long career in education, and was a lecturer at the Ahmadu Bello University in the 70s and 80s, where he founded the literary journal, Saiwa. After returning to the UK in the 80s he has continued teaching, writing and publishing and his poems have appeared widely. Sections of Letter to Patience have been published in London Magazine, Stand, Poetry Review, Ambit, Critical Quarterly and Poetry Wales. Haynes is the author of a number of books: on teaching, language theory, African Poetry and stories for African children, as well as two volumes of poetry. He has won prizes in the Arvon and National Poetry Competitions.

Featured Books, with extracts, by John Haynes

You by John Haynes
You
John Haynes
Shortlisted for the T.S. Eliot Prize for Poetry 2010. The Poetry Book Society view... The ‘You’ of the title is the narrator’s partner, wife of many years and the book is not just a...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/06/2010
Letter to Patience by John Haynes
Letter to Patience
John Haynes
Winner of the Costa Poetry Award 2006. Judges' comment: "A vivid, thoughtful and multi-faceted verse-letter, which moves skilfully between life in post-colonial Nigeria and England."
Format: Paperback - Released: 20/04/2006

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