Two Cures for Love: Selected Poems 1979-2006, by Wendy Cope, gives a new selection of fully annotated poems - and never before published pieces - that give the reader a unique glance into the writing process of a hugely admired poet.
Wendy Cope was born in Erith, Kent. After university she worked for fifteen years as a primary school teacher in London. Her first collection of poems, Making Cocoa for Kingsley Amis, was published in 1986. In 1987 she received a Cholmondeley Award for poetry and in 1995 the American Academy of Arts and Letters Michael Braude Award for light verse.