Anthony Thwaite has been a university teacher, a radio producer, and a literary editor. His first collection came out in 1953, and Enitharmon published his Collected Poems in 2007 and Late Poems in 2010. He is one of Philip Larkin's literary executors and editors. He is married to the biographer Ann Thwaite and lives in Norfolk.
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