Andrew McMillan

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Andrew McMillan’s debut collection physical was the first ever poetry collection to win The Guardian First Book Award. The collection also won the Fenton Aldeburgh First Collection Prize, a Somerset Maugham Award (2016), an Eric Gregory Award (2016) and a … Continued

Stephen Sexton

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Stephen Sexton lives in Belfast, where he teaches at the Seamus Heaney Centre for Poetry. His poems have appeared in Granta, Poetry London, and Best British Poetry 2015. His pamphlet, Oils (Emma, 2014), was the Poetry Book Society’s Winter Pamphlet … Continued

Sinéad Morrissey

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Sinéad Morrissey was born in Northern Ireland in 1972 and educated at Trinity College, Dublin. She has published six collections of poetry: There Was Fire in Vancouver (1996); Between Here and There (2002); The State of the Prisons (2005); Through … Continued

Hannah Sullivan

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Hannah Sullivan is a London-based poet and academic, and an associate professor of English Literature at New College, Oxford. She also lived for ten years in the United States, first on the east coast and then in San Francisco – … 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

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

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

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

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

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