Grace Nichols (born 1950) is a Guyanese poet. Her first collection of poetry, I is a Long-Memoried Woman won the 1983 Commonwealth Poetry Prize. Nichols was born in Georgetown, Guyana, in 1950.
Grace Nichols (born 1950) is a Guyanese poet. After working in Guyana as a teacher and journalist, she emigrated to the United Kingdom in 1977. Much of her poetry is characterised by Caribbean rhythms and culture, and influenced by Guyanese and Amerindian folklore.
She worked as a teacher and journalist and, as part of a Diploma in Communic Grace Nichols was born in Georgetown, Guyana, in 1950 and grew up in a small country village on the Guyanese coast. She moved to the city with her family when she was eight, an experience central to her first novel, Whole of a Morning Sky (1986), set in 1960s Guyana in the middle of the country's struggle for independence.
Robert Malise Bowyer Nichols (6 September 1893 – 17 December 1944) was an English writer, known as a war poet of the First World War, and a playwright. The son of the poet John Bowyer Buchanan Nichols, Robert Nichols was educated at Winchester College and Trinity College, Oxford. Commissioned into the Royal Field Artillery in 1914, Nichols served on the Western Front, including the Battle of Loos and the Battle of the Somme, until invalided home with shell shock in August 1916.
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Grace Nichols (born 1950) is a Guyanese poet, whose first collection, I is a Long-Memoried Woman (. Do you like this poet? Grace Nichols Poems Like a Beacon In London every now and then I get this. Grace Nichols (1950, Georgetown, Guyana). For Forest Forest could keep secrets Forest could keep.
2. The Poet Cat. Nichols, Grace; Willey, Bee. Published by Bloomsbury Publishing PLC (2000)
2. Published by Bloomsbury Publishing PLC (2000). ISBN 10: 0747550646 ISBN 13: 9780747550648.
The Poet Cat, illustrated by Bee Willey, Bloomsbury (London, England), 2000. SIDELIGHTS: Born and raised in Guyana, Grace Nichols left the Caribbean in 1977. Since becoming a resident of England, she has gained a reputation for creating children's poems and stories that draw upon her African heritage.
The voice Nichols gives to her "Weeping Woman" is as many-coloured as the painting itself. Often enraged, it can also be sardonic, self-mocking, resigned, and even reluctantly admiring: "this is the closest, anyone has got to the pain," the portrait admits in the first poem of the sequence. The direct, moody frankness with which "Dora Maar" speaks – to us the spectators, to herself and to Picasso – is a particularly attractive quality of the sequence.