2017 is not the time to blink

Elspeth Smith

Elspeth Smith was born in Ceylon in 1928 to British parents and spent her childhood on a tea plantation. During the Second World War she was sent to school in Edinburgh and then to St Leonards-on-Sea, Sussex. She has lived and worked in Huddersfield for over forty years. Her pamphlet Wishbone was published by Smith/Doorstop (The Poetry Business).