Malika Booker

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Malika Booker is a British poet of Guyanese and Grenadian Parentage. Breadfruit (pamphlet), (flippedeye, 2007) received a Poetry Society recommendation and her poetry collection Pepper Seed (Peepal Tree Press, 2013) was longlisted for the OCM Bocas prize and shortlisted for … Continued

Sasha Dugdale

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Sasha Dugdale (b. 1974) has published four collections of poetry, most recently Joy (Carcanet, 2017) which was a PBS Choice. The title poem ‘Joy’ won the 2017 Forward Prize for Best Single Poem. She is a translator of Russian poetry and plays, … Continued

Martin Kratz

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Martin Kratz’s first pamphlet, A Skeleton’s Progress (Poetry Salzburg), was published in 2018. He is co-editor of Mount London (Penned in the Margins, 2014), a book that explores hills and other elevations in the capital. He translates from the German … Continued

Don Mee Choi

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Born in Seoul, South Korea, Don Mee Choi is the author of Hardly War (Wave Books, 2016) and The Morning News Is Exciting (Action Books, 2010), and chapbooks Petite Manifesto (Vagabond Press, 2014), Ahn Hak-sôp #4 (The Green Violin, 2018), … Continued

Kim Hyesoon

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Kim Hyesoon, born in 1955, is one of the most prominent and influential contemporary poets of South Korea. She was the first woman poet to receive the prestigious Kim Su-yong and Midang awards, and has been translated into Chinese, French, … Continued

Aleš Šteger

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Slovenian writer Aleš Šteger has published seven books of poetry, three novels, and two books of essays. A Chevalier des Artes et Lettres in France and a member of the Berlin Academy of Arts, he received the 1998 Veronika Prize … Continued

Ishion Hutchison

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Born in Port Antonio, Jamaica, poet Ishion Hutchinson earned a BA at the University of the West Indies, an MFA at New York University, and a PhD at the University of Utah. He is the author of two collections of … Continued

Terrance Hayes

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Terrance Hayes is a 2014 MacArthur Fellow. He was born in Columbia, South Carolina in 1971, and educated at Coker College. After receiving his MFA from the University of Pittsburgh in 1997, he taught in southern Japan, Columbus, Ohio, and New … Continued

Liz Berry

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Liz Berry’s first book of poems, Black Country (Chatto 2014), described as a ‘sooty, soaring hymn to her native West Midlands’ (Guardian) was a Poetry Book Society Recommendation, received a Somerset Maugham Award and won the Geoffrey Faber Memorial Award and Forward … Continued

Mary Ruefle

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Mary Ruefle was born in Pennsylvania in 1952. Her father was a military officer, and she spent her early life traveling throughout the United States and Europe. She graduated from Bennington College in 1974 with a degree in literature. Ruefle … Continued