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Kelly Grovier is an American poet.

Grovier was educated at the University of California, Los Angelesmarker and Christ Church, Oxfordmarker, where he was a Marshall Scholar. He received his doctorate from Oxford Universitymarker in 2005 after writing a thesis on the eighteenth-century adventurer and philosopher, John "Walking" Stewart (1747-1822).

Grovier is co-founder of the scholarly journal European Romantic Review and former editor of the literary magazine Oxford Poetry.

His first collection of poems, A lens in the palm, was published by Carcanet Press in January 2008. His poems have also appeared in Poetry Review, P. N. Review, Poetry London, New Welsh Review, Planet , Quadrant , Stand, and The Mays. Lyric and philosophical, Grovier's poetry is haunted by the ghosts of Augustine and Spinoza, Jakob Boehme and Meister Eckhart, Giotto and Auguste Rodin.

He has written widely on the British Romantic poets, especially William Wordsworth, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, and John Keats.

Grovier is a regular reviewer of arts and literature for The Observer and the Times Literary Supplement.

In 2004 Grovier joined the Department of English at the University of Wales, Aberystwythmarker. His narrative history of London's notorious Newgate Prisonmarker, The Gaol, was published in July 2008 and was broadcast by BBC Radio as Book of the Week from 14-18 July. The abridgement was read by the classical stage actor Jasper Britton. The Gaol was Pick of the Week for both the Radio Times (14 July) and BBC (20 July), and Pick of the Day for The Guardian (12 July) and The Sunday Times (13 July).



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