Ruth Padel

Ruth Padel

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Ruth Padel is Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, Poetry Fellow at King’s College London and a Trustee of the Zoological Society of London. She has published nine collections includingDarwin – A Life in Poems, a verse biography of her great great grandfather Charles Darwin, andLearning to Make an Oud in Nazareth, on conflict, creativity and the Middle East, shortlisted for the TS Eliot Prize. She has also published a novel on wildlife crime and a wide range of non-fiction including a study of tiger conservation, three much-loved books on reading contemporary poetry, and studies of ancient Greek poetry and religion. Awards include First Prize in the National Poetry Competition, a Cholmondeley Award for poetry, and a British Council Darwin Now research award

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