James Fenton Quote: “I’ve not been a prolific poet…”

I’ve not been a prolific poet, and it always seemed to me to be a bad idea to feel that you had to produce in order to get… credits. Production of a collection of poems every three years or every five years, or whatever, looks good, on paper. But it might not be good; it might be writing on a kind of automatic pilot.

James Fenton


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Name: James Fenton
Profession: Poet
Nationality: British
Birthday: April 25, 1949
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