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  • Helen Cross


    Helen Cross was born and brought up in the village of Newbald in East Yorkshire. She has a BA in English and Drama from Goldsmith’s College, University of London and an MA in Creative Writing from the University of East Anglia. Her first novel, My Summer of Love (Bloomsbury 2001) won a Betty Trask Award and became a BAFTA...

  • Caroline Jester

    Dramaturg and Literary Manager at Birmingham REP

    Caroline has held the posts of Dramaturg and Literary Manager at Birmingham Repertory Theatre and worked with many writers at all stages of their careers. She has developed work for large scale theatres, touring work, writing for younger audiences, spoken word, community plays, collaborative, multiauthored and multi lingual...

  • Professor Gregory Leadbetter

    Professor of Poetry, Course Director of the MA in Creative Writing, Director of the Institute of Creative and Critical Writing

    Professor Gregory Leadbetter is a poet and critic. His research focuses on Romantic poetry and thought, the traditions to which these relate, and the history and practice of poetry more generally. He is the author of two poetry collections, Maskwork (2020) and The Fetch (2016), both with Nine Arches Press, as well...

  • Patrick McGuinness

    Poet and Novelist

    Patrick McGuinness's books include two collections of poems, The Canals of Mars (2004), and Jilted City (2010), and several editions, notably of the modernist poet Lynette Roberts and T.E. Hulme, and a translation of Mallarmé's For Anatole's Tomb. Jilted City was a Poetry Book Society Recommendation, and has just appeared in...

  • David Morley

    Writer and Academic

    An ecologist and naturalist by background, David Morley’s poetry has won fourteen writing awards and prizes. He recently published Enchantment (Carcanet), a Sunday Telegraph Book of the Year chosen by Jonathan Bate. His collection The Invisible Kings was a Poetry Book Society Recommendation and TLS Book of the Year...

  • Sally Read


    Sally Read has published three collections of poetry, The Point of Splitting, Broken Sleep, and The Day Hospital, all with Bloodaxe Books. Her work has been recorded for The Poetry Archive , and her poems have been anthologized in Roddy Lumsden’s “Identity Parade” (2010), “The Picador Book of Love Poems” (2011), and “Poems of...

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