Denise Bundred

Denise Bundred 2019In Litany of a Cardiologist Denise ‘has composed a love letter to the heart, and the working lives devoted to its complex chambers.ā€™ (Rebecca Goss)

Denise Bundred trained as a paediatrician in Cape Town and as a paediatric cardiologist in Liverpool. She is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and has an MA in Creative Writing.

She won the Hippocrates Prize in Poetry and Medicine in 2016 and came second in 2019. She came third in the Ledbury Poetry Festival Competition in 2019.

Her poems have appeared in Envoi, Under the Radar, Magma and various anthologies including the Hippocrates Prize Anthologies (2012-2019).