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Participants: Deryn Rees-Jones

Deryn Rees-Jones

Deryn Rees-Jones was born in Liverpool with family links to North Wales, where she later studied. The Memory Tray (Seren, 1994) was shortlisted for the Forward Prize for Best First Collection. Her other works are Signs Round a Dead Body (1998), Quiver (2004), and Burying the Wren, shortlisted for the T. S. Eliot Prize (2012). A critical book, Consorting with Angels, was published alongside her accompanying anthology Modern Women Poets (Bloodaxe, 2005). In 2010 she won a Cholmondeley Award. She is Professor of Poetry at the University of Liverpool.

StAnza 2013 Events:

Sat 09 March | Five O’Clock Verses
Reading: Deryn Rees-Jones, Alvin Pang
The Town Hall, Queens Gardens – Auditorium

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