Wendy Cope

Wendy Cope

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Wendy Cope, OBE is an English poet. She has had four collections of poetry published including Making Cocoa for Kingsley Amis and Family Values. In 1987 she won the SoA’s Cholmondeley Award and in 1995 the American Academy of Arts and Letters Michael Braude Award. In 2007 she was a judge for the Man Booker Prize and in 2010 was appointed OBE. She is a fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and served on the SoA's Management Committee from 1990 to 1993.