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David Morley (born 1964 in Blackpool) is a British poet, critic, anthologist, editor and scientist of partly Romani extraction. He has published eighteen books, including nine collections of poetry. His bestselling textbook The Cambridge Introduction to Creative Writing has been translated into several languages including Arabic. A forthcoming collection in 2010 will be titled Enchantment.
Total Books: 48
He read Zoology at Bristol University, gaining a fellowship from the Freshwater Biological Association. He then conducted research on acid rain. Before his appointment as a Fellow at Warwick University, David Morley directed the National Association of Writers in Education. He was elected deputy chair of The Poetry Society (UK) and co-founded The Poetry Cafe in Covent Garden. He co-edited a bestselling anthology The New Poetry for Bloodaxe Books (1993) and edited the British and Irish poetry list for Arc Publications for ten years. Morley became Literature Officer for Kirklees in Yorkshire, directing the 1995 World Poetry Festival and 1995 Small Press Festival.
In 1996 he was appointed Arts Council Fellow in Writing at the University of Warwick. He is currently Director of the Warwick Writing Programme and Professor of Writing. The University of Warwick awarded him a personal Chair in 2007, and a D.Litt in 2008.
Morley has received fourteen literary awards, including a major Eric Gregory Award (in 1989), a Tyrone Guthrie Award from Northern Arts, a Hawthorden International Writers Fellowship, an Arts Council Writers Award, the Raymond Williams Prize, a Creative Ambitions Award, and an Arts Council Fellowship in Writing at Warwick University. He has also received two awards for his teaching, including a National Teaching Fellowship. Morley is himself the Director of the Warwick Prize for Writing. He has been a guest on a number of broadcast programmes including Front Row, Open Book and The Late Show. His latest collection of poetry, The Invisible Kings, was a Poetry Book Society Recommendation.
He has written criticism, essays and reviews for newspapers and magazines including The Guardian, Poetry Review and The Times Higher Education Supplement.