I am not sure this article will interest many amongst you but maybe the francophiles if there are some besides moved and flicka?
Michael Edward, a poet, literary critic and translator whose mother tongue is English but who writes French poetry “with virtuosity” has become the first Briton to be elected to the Académie Française. An extraordinary achievement!
Here is an old article which presents quite well this personality out of the ordinary:http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world ... 47393.html
Has anybody read some of his poems in English?