No 2004 - 2004
The locations in parenthesis indicate current place of residence.
Chris Agee (Belfast) is the editor of Irish Pages, a new journal of contemporary writing based at the Linen Hall Library in Belfast. His third book of poems, First Light, was published by The Dedalus Press in 2003.
Jane Anderson (London) teaches in the East End. Her poems have appeared in Smiths Knoll, Seam, The Rialto and at boomerangUK.com
Lawrence Brady (Crosby, Merseyside) has lectured in History and Art History and has published a biography of the politician and journalist T. P. O’Connor (1983). He has studied painting with the Open College of the Arts and has been a prize-winner in the College’s national competition.
Caremen Bugan (Oxford) emigrated from Romania to the United States in 1989 as a political dissident. She is currently working on a D. Phil in English literature at Balliol College, Oxford. Her poems have appeared in Oxford Poets 2001: An Anthology (Carcanet) and Cyphers 51.
Matthew Caley (London) saw his debut collection Thirst (SlowDancer) nominated for the 2000 Forward Prize for Best First Collection. He also won commendations in the 2001 National Poetry and Poetry London Competitions.
Peter Carpenter (Tonbridge ) is an Arts Council Poetry Fellow at the University of Warwick, co-editor of Worple Press, and Literary Editor to the Estate of William Hayward. No Age (Shoestring) and The Black-Out Book (Arc) are his most recent publications.
Ian Caws (West Sussex) has published nine collections of poetry, including The Ragman Totts (Redcliffe, 1990) - a PBS Recommendation – and, most recently, Dialogues in Mask (Pikestaff, 2000).
Jonathan Davidson (Coventry) is partner in an arts marketing agency. A volume of poems, The Living Room,was published by Arc some years ago, and a pamphlet, A Horse Called House, was published by Smith Doorstop in 1997.
Janet Dubé (Carmarthenshire) has published work in several magazinesand has won small prizes. She has had books published by the Gomer and Honno presses, and a song recorded by Julie Murphy.
Anne-Marie Fyfe (London) runs Coffee-House Poetry at The
Troubadour in Earls Court, teaches poetry at Richmond Adult College and is a freelance creative-writing tutor. Her poems have won prizes in the Arvon, Peterloo, Bridport and Kent & Sussex competitions and are published in Late Crossing (Rockingham, 1999) and Tickets from a Blank Window (Rockingham, 2002).
Judy Gahagan (London) won first prize in the Peterloo Competition 2000. She is a freelance writer and translator and runs seminars and tutorials with the Poetry School in London. Her previous verse collection, Crossing The No-Man's Land, was published by Flambard in 1999; a new volume, Night Calling, is forthcoming from Enitharmon.
Giles Goodland (London) is a former contributor to this publication. His latest book, A Spy in the House of Years, is published by the Leviathan press.
David Gavender (Seattle) won Poetry Review’s 2002 Geoffrey Dearmer Prize. He is also a former Tabla prize-winner and E.J. Pratt Poetry Award recipient. His work has appeared in Poetry Review, The Cortland Review, The Fiddlehead and Queen's Quarterly.
Louisa Hooper (London) works in publishing. She was a prize-winner in the London Borough of Barnet Open Poetry Competition (2001).
Andrew Johnston (Paris) works for the International Herald Tribune. He has published three collections in New Zealand: How to Talk (1993), The Sounds (1996) and Birds of Europe (2000) with Victoria University Press. The Open Window: New and selected Poems (1999) is available in the UK from Arc.
John Knowles (Belfast) works as a librarian at Queen's University. He was a runner up in the 1998 Tabla poetry competition. His poems have been published in The Honest Ulsterman, Poetry Ireland Review and The Rialto.
Jemimah Kuhfeld (Bristol) is reading for the MA in Modern and Contemporary Poetry at The University of Bristol and is Events Co-ordinator for the Bristol Poetry Can. Her poems have appeared in an American pamphlet, Shrinkwrapped.
Sarah Law (Norwich) teaches creative writing for the Centre for Continuing Education at The University of East Anglia. She has been published in Reactions, Pretext, Stride, Tabla and Mudlark (an online chapbook), and she won the first ever Tabla poetry competition (1991).A collection of poems, Bliss Tangle, was published by Stride in 1999.
Sinéad Morrissey (Belfast) won the Patrick Kavanagh Award in 1990, an Eric Gregory Award in 1996, and the Rupert and Eithne Strong Award in 2002. She has published two collections with Carcanet: There was Fire in Vancouver (1996) and Between Here and There (2002). She was shortlisted for the 2003 T. S. Eliot Prize.
Daljit Nagra (Hounslow) was a nominee for Poetry Review’s Geoffrey Dearmer Prize 2001. His poems have appeared in PN Review, New Writing 10, Stand, Poetry Ireland Review and Poetry London.
Katherine Page (Middlesex) works as the research director for the National Readership Survey. Some of her poems appear in the Blodeuwedd anthology (Headland, 2000).
M. R. Peacocke (Cumbria) lives and works on a hill farm and practises as a counsellor. Peterloo have published three collections of her poems: Marginal Land (1988), and Selves (1995), and Speaking of the Dead (2003).
Pascale Petit (London) is poetry editor of Poetry London. She has published two collections: Heart of a Deer (Enitharmon, 1998) and The Zoo Father (Seren, 2001). The latter won a PBS Recommendation and was shortlisted for the T. S. Eliot Prize.
Sally Read was granted an Eric Gregory award in 2001. Her work has appeared in Poetry Wales, Staple, Crab Orchard Review (USA), the last two Tabla books and the Blodeuwedd anthology (Headland, 2000). She is completing a first collection.
Mary Roper (Co. Kilkenny) was editor of Poetry Ireland Review for 1999. His collections include The Hen Ark (Peterloo, 1990), Catching The Light (Peterloo, 1998), and a chapbook, The Home Fire (Abbey, 1998).
Robert Saxton (London) works in illustrated book publishing. He is a regular contributor to Poetry Review and his work has also appeared in the TLS, The Observer, PN Review, The Paris Review, Thumbscrew, Metre and London Magazine. A first collection, The Promise Clinic, appeared from Enitharmon in 1994 and a second. Manganese, is forthcoming from Carcanet. He won the 2001 Keats-Shelley (poetry) prize.
Elizabeth Speller is a classicist and freelance journalist who has won several poetry awards. Her first book, Following Hadrian: A Second-Century Journey, was published in 2002 by Headline.
Siobhán Anna Toman (London) studied History and English at Oxford University and for an MA in Creative Writing at The University of East Anglia.
Patricia Tyrrell (Cornwall) has published a verse collection, Human is not Enough (Flarestack, 1997); a further collection, Prime Numbers, is forthcoming from Pikestaff. Her novel, Into the Promised Land, was the runner-up for last year's Sagittarius Prize.
Jonathan Wonham (Aberdeen) works as a geologist. He was a contributor to the book Poetry Introduction 7 (Faber and Faber, 1990). His poems have also appeared in London Magazine, New Statesman and Thumbscrew.
Sue Wood (Halifax) is a recent winner of The Poetry Business Book and Pamphlet Poetry Competition out of which her first small collection, Woman Scouring a Pot (Smith/Doorstop, 2002), has been published. Her poetry has appeared in P. N. Review, The North and many competition anthologies.
Howard Wright (Belfast) lectures in Art History at the University of
Ulster at Belfast. In 2002 he was a runner-up in the Leicester Open Poetry Competition and gained commendations in the Peterloo, Norwich Writers and Southport Open contests. His poetry appears in a Blackstaff/Queens University publication, New Soundings (2003).
Lynne Wycherley (Oxfordshire) has won several recent prizes. Her first full collection, At the Edge of Light, is available from the Shoestring Press.
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