Abegail Morley

Abegail was been named as one of the five British poets to watch in 2017 – Huffington Post. Her most recent pamphlet is In the Curator’s Hands and is published by Indigo Dreams Publishing. Her most recent collection, The Skin Diary is published by Nine Arches Press and is reviewed in the TLS.

She collaborated with the artist Karen Dennison on The Memory of Water, a pamphlet based on her residency at Scotney Castle (Indigo Dreams Publishing).

She was Poet in Residence at Riverhill Himalayan Gardens, Kent, Canterbury Festival Poet of the Year and commissioned poet on The Globe Theatre’s Autumn season “The Voice and the Echo”.

She runs workshops and mentoring sessions and runs The Poetry Shed.

Other collections:

Her debut collection, How to Pour Madness into a Teacup (Cinnamon 2009) was shortlisted for the Forward Prize Best First Collection (2010).

Snow Child (2011) (reviewed in the TLS) and an illustrated ekphrastic collection based on the work of the German satirical painter, George Grosz, Eva and George: Sketches in Pen and Brush (2013) are published by Pindrop Press.

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