Archive Collection PB - Bennet (Peter) Archive

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Bennet (Peter) Archive


  • 1985 - 2017 (Creation)

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1.5 linear metres.

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Biographical history

Peter Bennet did a part-time Creative Writing MA at Newcastle University. He has received major awards from New Writing North and Arts Council England and been a prizewinner in the National and the Arvon International Poetry Competitions, and in the Basil Bunting Awards.

All the Real is a poetry collection published in 1994. The Long Pack is a poetry collection published in 2002. Goblin Lawn: New and Selected Poems is a poetry collection published in 2005, and it was a Poetry Book Society Recommendation. The Glass Swarm is a poetry collection published in 2008, and it was a Poetry Book Society Choice which was shortlisted for the T.S. Eliot Prize. The Game of Bear is a poetry collection published in 2011.

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

This archive was deposited with Newcastle University Special Collections by Peter Bennet in 2017.

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Consists of the working papers and correspondence of the poet Peter Bennet.

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Further accruals are not expected.

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Open with some restrictions (researcher interview may be required)

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Copyright restrictions apply

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  • English

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