Turnbull, Gael

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Turnbull, Gael Gender: M
Gael Lundin Turnbull
born on 7 April 1928 at 10:00 (= 10:00 AM )
Place Edinburgh, Scotland, 55n57, 3w13
Timezone GMT h0e (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Wright
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 17°20' s_mo.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 12°08 Asc.s_cancol.18.gif 17°57'


Scottish poet and publisher who was an important precursor of the British Poetry Revival. In 1957, Turnbull started Migrant Press, one of the first British-run presses to focus on poets in the modernist tradition. His work was featured in the groundbreaking Revival anthology Children of Albion: Poetry of the Underground in Britain (1969). His own books include A Gathering of Poems 1950-1980 (1983) and Rattle of Scree: Poems (1997). He was also published in the anthologies The New British Poetry (1988), Other: British and Irish Poetry since 1970 (1999) and Anthology of Twentieth-Century British and Irish Poetry (2001). He died, 2 July 2004.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Paul Wright quotes birth certificate


  • Vocation : Medical : Physician
  • Vocation : Writers : Poet
  • Vocation : Writers : Publisher/ Editor