Wendy Cope was born in Erith, Kent. After university she worked for 15 years as a primary-school teacher in London. Her first collection of poems, Making Cocoa for Kingsley Amis, was published in 1986. In 1987 she received a Cholmondeley Award for poetry and in 1995 the American Academy of Arts and Letters Michael Braude Award for light verse. Two Cures for Love: Selected Poems 1979-2006 was published in 2008.
“Anecdotal Evidence” in the Case of Wendy Cope
A. M. Juster evaluates “Anecdotal Evidence,” the latest collection of poems from Wendy Cope....