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Participants: Jean Sprackland

Jean Sprackland(Photo: Caroline Forbes)

Jean Sprackland is the author of three books of poetry and a collection of short stories. Tattoos for Mothers Day (Spike, 1997) was shortlisted for the Forward Prize for Best First Collection. Hard Water (Cape, 2003) was a Poetry Book Society Recommendation, and was shortlisted for both the T. S. Eliot Prize and the Whitbread Award for Poetry. Her third collection, Tilt (Cape, 2007), won the Costa Poetry Award. She was chosen as one of the Next Generation Poets in 2004.

StAnza 2010 Events:

Fri 19 March | The Director’s Cut
Reading: Jean Sprackland, Grevel Lindop
The Town Hall, Queens Gardens – Supper Room

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