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The Muriel Spark Archive – people named in summary

J K Annand (1908-1993) Edinburgh-born Scottish poet, mainly known for children's poetry.
Alan Barnsley (1916-1986) Poet and writer of novels and short stories; pseudonym: 'Gabriel Fielding'.
Alan Bold (1943-1998) Writer, editor and poet; edited 'Muriel Spark: An Odd Capacity For Vision' (1984).
Ian Hamilton Finlay (1925-2006) Poet, sculptor, landscape artist and painter; based in Scotland since childhood.
Geoffrey Handley-Taylor (1920-2005) Author and literary scholar. Wrote many books relating to poetry and poets. Founded the John Masefield Society in 1993.
Penelope Jardine Illustrator; friend and companion of Muriel Spark.
Norman MacCaig (1910-1996) One of the major Scottish poets of the 20th century; primary school teacher until 1967.
Hugo Manning (1913-1977) Poet and writer; poetry editor of 'The New Statesman' in the late 1940s.
John Masefield (1878-1967) Poet, novelist, dramatist and journalist; Poet Laureate 1930-1967.
Alastair Reid Poet, translator, essayist and children's books author; staff writer at 'The New Yorker' in 1950s and 1960s.
Clive Sansom (1910-1981) Poet and composer, known for children's and 'performance' poetry.
Robin Spark Muriel Spark's son.
Derek Stanford Poet, essayist, and author; worked with Muriel Spark as co-editor of books on Emily Bronte, Cardinal Newman, and Mary Shelley.
Alice V Stuart (1899-1983) Scottish poet, and a founding member of the Scottish Association for Speaking Verse.
Alan Taylor Associate editor of 'The Sunday Herald' newspaper.
Jon Wynne-Tyson Writer of fiction and non-fiction; founder of Centaur Press publishing house.

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