Shaun Belcher

Shaun Belcher was born Oxford, England in 1959 and brought up on a down-land farm before moving to a council estate in the small town of Didcot in 1966 just as England won the world cup..

He studied fine art at Hornsey College of Art, London from 1979–81
where he sat under a tree with Adrian Mitchell.

Began writing poetry in the mid 1980s and subsequently has been published
in a number of small magazines and a poem ‘The Ice Horses’ was used as the title of the Second Shore Poets Anthology in 1996.(Scottish Cultural Press).

He now lives in Nottingham, England after two years in Edinburgh studying folk culture and several years in the city of expiring dreams working as a minion at the University of Oxford.