Williams, Hugo

Taught at the UEA : 1981 (as the Writing Fellow)

Biography

Poet Hugo Williams held the UEA writing fellowship in 1981. Among the several awards he has received for his poetry are an Eric Gregory Award in 1966, a Cholmondeley Award in 1971, the Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize for Love-Life in 1980, the T.S. Eliot Prize for Billy’s Rain in 1999, and the Queen’s Gold Medal for Poetry for his Collected Poems in 2004.