Jon Silkin

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Jon Silkin (December 2, 1930–November 25, 1997) was a British poet.

Early life

Jon Silkin was born in London, in a Jewish immigrant family and named after Jon Forsyte in The Forsyte Saga, and attended Wycliffe College and Dulwich College During the Second World War he was one of the children evacuated from London (in his case, to Wales); he remembered that he "roamed the... more »

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