Fred Beake

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Fred Beake was born in 1948 in Cheshire. He grew up in remote countryside there and in the West Riding. He read Afro-Asian studies at Sussex University, and has translated widely from modern French and classical Latin, and more recently classical Greek. He edits Mammon Press, and was co-editor of The Poet's Voice magazine which he founded in 1982. He reviews for Acumen, Stand and other magazines. Since 2003 he has been living in Torquay, Devon.

His previous publications include The Fisher Queen (Northern House/Stand), The Imaginations of Mr Shelley (essays, University of Salzburg), Places and Elegies (University of Salzburg) and The Cyclops: Poems, Translations and Essay (Menard Press).

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