Duncan Bush

Duncan Bush (1946-2017) was a poet, novelist, dramatist, translator and documentary writer. He was born and brought up in Cardiff, Wales and was educated at Warwick, Duke and Oxford Universities. His poetry collections Aquarium and Salt where both awarded the Welsh Arts Council Prize for Poetry in the 1980s and have been republished by Seren in a single volume The Hook. His collection Masks was a Poetry Book Society Recommendation and won the 1995 Arts Council of Wales ‘Book of the Year’ award. He is the author of several novels, including The Genre of Silence, Glass Shot, All the Rage and The Last Coming. Duncan Bush’s last poetry collection, The Flying Trapeze, was published in 2012.


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