The poet Maura Dooley was born in 1957. Though she was born, grew up, continued to live in England, she was of Irish extraction. She is a professor of Creative Writing at Goldsmiths, University of London. She has worked for poets and poetry, organising creative writing courses. She was founding director of the Literature series at London’s Southbank Centre. She was responsible for starting up the major festival Poetry International after it had lapsed for 20 years.
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Zakia chose to expose Keki Daruwalla, the Indian poet, now based in Delhi. He was born in Lahore in 1937. His father was professor in the Government College, Lahore. In 1945 the family shifted to Junagadh and then Rampur. He got a Master's degree in Literature from Government College, Ludhiana, University of Punjab, and then spent a year in Oxford as a Queen Elizabeth scholar. He joined the Indian Police Service and later became assistant to the Prime Minister and retired from the Cabinet Secretariat as Additional Director of the Research and Analysis Wing (RAW).
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