Creative Writing Alumni

School of English


Henry Shukman



Henry Shukman was born in Oxford in 1962. In 2003 his first poetry collection In Dr No’s Garden (Jonathan Cape) won the Jerwood Aldeburgh Poetry Prize. His poems have appeared in the New Republic, The Guardian, The TimesDaily Telegraph, Independent on Sunday, Times Literary Supplement, and London Review of Books. He is also a novelist, travel-writer, and Zen teacher.