Hannah Hobsbaum

Hannah Hobsbaum

Hannah Hobsbaum seated, with her husband Philip behind her
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Hobsbaum-Kelly, Hannah, (Hannah Kelly); British poet and editor; b. 27 July 1937, Poona, India; m. Philip Hobsbaum 1957 (divorced 1966). Education:Trinity Coll. of Music, London, Birkbeck Coll., London. Career: Founder Lilyville Press 2004; Oblate, Tyburn Convent 2009–; mem. Belfast Poetry Group, Birkbeck Poetry Workshop, Poets' Workshop, London, Camden Poetry Group (Chair, 1980–2010, Treasurer 2010–). Publications: Prelude 1974, A Game of Cards 1981, The Butterfly 1985, The Promised Land 1991, Before the Cock Crows (with Sumra Green) 1997, The Road fro Israel to Rome 1998, A Tyburn Sequence 2004, For Brompton Oratory 2007; Ed. various anthologis, including The Silver Snake, Camden Anthology (with Roy Batt) 1994, The Memory-Link, Camden Anthology (co-ed. with Colin Holcombe) 1997, The Human Tide, Camden Anthology (co-ed. with Rachel Silbert) 2000, years of Plenty, Camden Anthology (co-ed. with Judeth Miller and Rachel Silbert) 2002, Hope Glows by Hilary Mark-Turner (co-ed. with Roy Batt, Anthea Bennett and Judy Miller) 2005, Rare Times by Ben Beezer 2006, Poems by Jean Wallis: The Tangled Rose 2006, Poems of Love and Life Observed by Anthea Bennett 2008, A Long Malachite View: Poems by Judeth Miller 2008, AfterWords: Poems by Pauline Drayson 2008, The Camden Poetry Group Anthology 2009, A Quiet Hour (poems by Roger Taylor) 2010, Selected Poems (Hannah Kelly) 2010, They Took the Clocks Away: Poems by Marjorie Wardle (co-ed.) 2011, A Silver Diadem 2013; contribs to several publis and anthologies including Land Without Maps (14th Camden Poetry Group Anthology) 2012. Honours: Citation of Meritorious Achievement for Services to Literature 1994. (International Who's Who in Poetry 2015)

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