John Moat

Standard Name: Moat, John


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Late August 1968: Two poets, John Moat and John Fairfax, launched...

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Late August 1968

Two poets, John Moat and John Fairfax , launched the Arvon Foundation with a poetry course at Beaford Arts Centre (in a Victorian house in rural north Devon). Ted Hughes was guest reader on this course.


Moat, John. The Founding of Arvon. A Memoir of the Early Years of the Arvon Foundation. Frances Lincoln, 2005.