Rumens, Carol

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RUMENS, Carol. British, b. 1944. Genres: Novels, Poetry, Literary criticism and history. Career: Literary Review, London, Poetry Ed., 1982-; book reviewer, The Observer, London and others. Publicity asst., 1974-77, and advertising copywriter, 1977-81, in London; Quarto, London, Poetry Ed., 1981-82; University of Kent, Canterbury, Creative Writing Fellow, 1983-85; Queen's University, Belfast, writer-in-residence, 1991-; University College Cork, poet in residence, 1996; Stockholm University, poet in residence, 1999. Publications: Strange Girl in Bright Colours, 1973; A Necklace of Mirrors, 1978; Unplayed Music, 1981; Scenes from the Gingerbread House, 1982; Star Whisper, 1983; Direct Dialing, 1985; (ed.) Making for the Open: The Chatto Book of Post-Feminist Poetry 1964-1984, 1985; Icons, Waves, 1986; Selected Poems, 1987; Plato Park (novel), 1987; The Greening of the Snow Beach, 1988; From Berlin to Heaven, 1989; Nearly Siberia (play), 1989; (ed.) The Bloodate Book of Women Poets, 1990; Thinking of Skins: New & Selected Poems, 1993; Best China Sky, 1995; The Miracle Diet, 1998; Holding Pattern, 1998. Address: c/o Bloodaxe Books Ltd, PO Box 1SN, Newcastle-upon-Tyne NE99 1SN, England. Online address: [email protected]