Toby Martinez De Las Rivas

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Toby Martinez de las Rivas was born in 1978. He has published two books with Faber & Faber; Terror (2014) and Black Sun (2018). A recipient of several awards, he has had work published across America, the UK and Europe, … Continued

Deryn Rees-Jones

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Deryn Rees-Jones is a poet, editor and literary critic. Her selected poems, What It’s Like to Be Alive, was published in 2016 and was a PBS Special Commendation. Erato is published in June 2019 and her monograph, Paula Rego: The … Continued

Emily Hasler

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Emily Hasler was born in Suffolk but has washed up on the Essex side of the River Stour. She has been a Hawthornden Fellow and received an Eric Gregory Award in 2014. A pamphlet, Natural Histories, was published by Salt … Continued

Phoebe Power

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Phoebe Power was born in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, grew up in Cumbria and currently lives in York. Her debut poetry collection, Shrines of Upper Austria (Carcanet, 2018) was awarded the 2018 Forward (Felix Dennis) Prize for Best First Collection, was shortlisted for the 2018 … Continued

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

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

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

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

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

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