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Rehan Qayoom, poet


Written by Rehan Qayoom
Added 31st December 1969

Stations: Barking

Rehan Qayoom was born in the UK, he read English Literature at Birkbeck College, University of London and served there as Poet Laureate. He is involved in many independent literary projects. His translations of many eastern poets have won him international acclaim and are published in periodicals and anthologies in the UK and in India. His book \'Seeking Betjeman country\' was written in commemoration of the hundredth birthday of the Poet Laureate Sir John Betjeman, (1906 - 1985). The forthcoming book will be about poets buried in the Magnificent Seven London cemeteries.

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