Carol Rumens entry: Overview screen.
10 December 1944
Carol-Ann Lumley (later CR) was born in Forest Hill
in Southeast London
CR edited Making for the Open: The Chatto Book of Post-Feminist Poetry, 1964-1984
. Its selection from fifty-six women poets is accompanied by a short but fighting introduction to match the controversy of the book's title.
CR published a magisterial selected volume containing all the poetry she "wishes to reprint from her previous books and pamphlets": Poems 1968-2004
, dedicated to her daughters.