Walter de la Mare

Novelist, Author

1873 – 1956

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Who was Walter de la Mare?

Walter John de la Mare, OM, CH was an English poet, short story writer and novelist. He is probably best remembered for his works for children and for his poem "The Listeners". He also wrote some subtle psychological horror stories, amongst them "Seaton's Aunt" and "Out of the Deep". His 1921 novel Memoirs of a Midget won the James Tait Black Memorial Prize for fiction and his post-war Collected Stories for Children won the 1947 Carnegie Medal for British children's books.

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Born
Apr 25, 1873
Charlton, London
Also known as
  • Walter John de la Mare
  • Walter Ramal
  • Walter De La Mare
Nationality
  • England
  • United Kingdom
Profession
Education
  • St Paul's Cathedral School
Lived in
  • Charlton, London
Died
Jun 22, 1956
Twickenham

Submitted
on July 23, 2013