Congratulations to Jane who is joint-winner of this year’s Geoff Stevens Memorial Prize. Jane’s first full collection, The God of Lost Ways will be published alongside joint-winner, Beda Higgins’, Ourselves. Jane’s previously published work includes Metastatic (Against the Grain Press), one tree (Night River Wood), Forbidden (Coast to Coast to Coast), This Tilting Earth (Seren).
The Prize is run by poetry publisher Indigo Dreams in honour of poet Geoff Stevens, whose final collection Sleeping With You was published by Indigo Dreams a month before his death in 2012.
Two winners have a 52-page collection published by Indigo Dreams Press.
‘Jane Lovell’s writing charts mysterious, unsettling trajectories: the invisible paths of bees, the journey of dead light, the routes found in folded and untied landscapes. These poems unmoor us, find beauty and strangeness in the everyday.’ – Helen Mort