Monday, January 12, 2009

Mick Imlah 1956-2009

Mick Imlah, whose second book of poems, The Lost Leader, won the 2008 Forward prize for best collection and is shortlisted for the TS Eliot prize, has died. He was only 52.

Timor mortis conturbat me.

1 comment:

rosswilson said...

I happened to be re-reading The lost Leader this afternoon. Not sure what I think of it overall, but I love Bell the Cat. Fifty two is no age to die.

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