Abegail Morley

SONY DSCAbegail Morley was shortlisted for the Forward Prize Best First Collection with, How to Pour Madness into a Teacup. Her most recent collection, The Unmapped Woman is published by Nine Arches Press. The Skin Diary (Nine Arches Press) and a previous, Snow Child are reviewed in the TLS. She read from her ekphrastic collection, Eva and George – Sketches in Pen and Brush at a Poetry Library event organised by Corrupted Poetry.

She was Poet in Residence at Riverhill Himalayan Gardens, Canterbury Festival Poet of the Year and commissioned poet on The Globe Theatre’s “The Voice and the Echo”. She ran ekphrastic events at the British Library and the Royal Academy. Pamphlets include The Memory of Water, a collaboration with the artist and poet Karen Dennison on a pamphlet based on her residency at Scotney Castle and In the Curator’s Hands.

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