Silkin, Jon

(b. 1930)
   English poet. In 1952 he founded the magazine Stand, and in 1958 he was appointed to a poetry fellowship at Leeds University. His works include Peaceable Kingdom, Nature with Man, The Psalms with their Spoils and Footsteps on a Downcast Past.

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