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Publication date: 20th October 2022
DCF: Poetry Collections
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Ian Humphreys lives in West Yorkshire. His debut poetry collection Zebra is with Nine Arches Press. His work is widely published in journals including The Poetry Review, The Rialto and Magma. Awards include first prize in the Hamish Canham Prize, and highly commended in the Forward Prizes for Poetry. Zebra was nominated for the Portico Prize. A fellow of The Complete Works, Ian’s poems are showcased in Ten: Poets of the New Generation (Bloodaxe). He is the Editor of Why I Write Poetry:
Essays on Becoming a Poet, Keeping Going and Advice for the Writing Life (Nine Arches Press, 2021), an anthology of 25 essays from contemporary poets.
Sarah Corbett is a poet, writer, teacher, producer and editor. She has published five poetry collections, most recently A Perfect Mirror (Pavilion Poetry/Liverpool University Press, 2018), including the verse-novel And She Was (Pavilion Poetry, 2015). Both collections were Highly Commended in the Forward Poetry Prizes. Her first collection The Red Wardrobe (Seren, 1998) won an Eric Gregory Award and was shortlisted for the Forward Best First Collection Prize and the T.S. Eliot prize. A new collection is forthcoming from Pavilion in 2023. Sarah also writes fiction and has won two Northern Writer's Awards and her work has been longlisted for the Mslexia and Caledonia first novel prizes. Sarah is Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing at Lancaster University, and lives in Hebden Bridge, where she will direct the first Sylvia Plath Literary Festival in 2022.