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Blake Morrison

(1950-), Poet and critic

(Philip) Blake Morrison

Sitter in 1 portrait
Born in Yorkshire, Morrison was educated at the University of Nottingham and University College, London. His poetry includes the collections Dark Glasses, winner of a Somerset Maugham Award in 1984, and Pendle Witches (1996), illustrated by Paula Rego. In 1993 he published the acclaimed And When Did You Last See Your Father?, a memoir of his father's life and death which won the J.R. Ackerley Prize and was made into a film in 2007, starring Colin Firth.

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Blake Morrison, by Mark Gerson - NPG x88566

Blake Morrison

by Mark Gerson
bromide print, July 2000
NPG x88566

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