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Roger Mcgough - Author


Roger McGough was born in Liverpool and educated at St Mary's College and the University of Hull. He has been a writer for many years, and his numerous collections have established him as one of the most distinctive and powerful voices in contemporary poetry. Among his most popular titles are Summer with Monika, Blazing Fruit and Defying Gravity, all published by Penguin, and for children An Imaginary Menagerie, Pillow Talk and Bad, Bad Cats. He is an international ambassador for poetry and in 1997 was awarded an OBE, and in 2004 he was awarded a CBE. His most recent books include 'All the Best' and 'Slapstick' and for adults, 'Collected Poems' and 'Selected Poems.'

Roger McGough now lives in London.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Roger Mcgough

Poetry Please by Roger Mcgough
Poetry Please
Roger Mcgough
BBC Radio 4's Poetry Please is the longest-running broadcast of verse anywhere in the world. This book presents a treasure trove for our most requested and most listened to poems of all time.
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/10/2013
That Awkward Age by Roger Mcgough
That Awkward Age
Roger Mcgough
A new collection of poems from one of the country's best loved and revered poets. Confronting the awkward periods between life and death...we're sure you get the picture. Brilliant, funny, imaginative and witty. A great collection to have. ...
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/06/2009
Slapstick by Roger Mcgough
Slapstick
Roger Mcgough
Featured on The Book Show on Sky Arts on 30 October 2008. The poems of Roger McGough are always a joy to read and accompanied by fantastic illustrations this is a book you will want to open up...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/08/2008

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