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educator , poet

David John Morley, British poet, educator. Recipient Eric Gregory award for Poetry, 1989, Tyrone Guthrie award, Northern Arts, 1990, Writers award, Arts Council, 1995, Creative Ambitions award, 2003; fellow, Hawthornden Castle, 1991.

Background

Morley, David John was born on March 16, 1964 in Cleveleys, Lancs, England. Son of John Morley and Queenie Rose Carterleay.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Zoology with honors, Bristol University, England, 1985.

Career

Fellow Freshwater Biological Association, Windermeere, England, 1985—1988. Director N.A.W.E., Huddersfield, England, 1991—1993. Literature officer, 1993—1995.

Arts council fellow Warwick (England) University, 1995—1997, senior teaching fellow, 1997—1999, senior lecturer, director writing program, since 2000. Advisor Arts Council, London.

Works

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Rock climbing, mountain climbing, ethology, music.

Connections

Married Siobhan Christine Keenan, November 7, 1999.

father:
John Morley

mother:
Queenie Rose Carterleay

spouse:
Siobhan Christine Keenan