|Born||1979 (age 39–40)|
|Alma mater||University of East Anglia|
|Notable awards||Eric Gregory Award (2001)|
Thomas C. Warner (born 1979) is a British poet.
He graduated with an MA with Distinction in Creative Writing from the University of East Anglia in 2002.He won an Eric Gregory Award in 2001, and was commended in the National Poetry Competition 2014.
The University of East Anglia (UEA) is a public research university in Norwich, England. Established in 1963 on a 320 acres campus west of the city centre, the university has four faculties and 26 schools of study. The annual income of the institution for 2016–17 was £273.7 million of which £35.6 million was from research grants and contracts, with an expenditure of £262.6 million.
The Eric Gregory Award is a literary award given by the Society of Authors to British poets under 30. The awards are up to a sum value of £24,000 annually.
The National Poetry Competition is an annual poetry prize established in 1978 in the United Kingdom. It is run by the UK-based Poetry Society and accepts entries from all over the world, with over 10,000 poems being submitted to the competition each year. Winning has been an important milestone in the careers of many well-known poets.
Sir Andrew Motion is an English poet, novelist, and biographer, who was Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom from 1999 to 2009. During the period of his laureateship, Motion founded the Poetry Archive, an online resource of poems and audio recordings of poets reading their own work. In 2012, he became President of the Campaign to Protect Rural England, taking over from Bill Bryson.
Donald Paterson is a Scottish poet, writer and musician.
Philip Gross is a poet, novelist, playwright and academic, based in Britain.
Owen Sheers is a Welsh poet, author, playwright and TV presenter. He was the first writer in residence to be appointed by any national rugby union team.
Kathleen Jamie FRSL is a Scottish poet and essayist, and Professor of Creative Writing at the University of Stirling.
Hugo Williams born Hugh Anthony Mordaunt Vyner Williams is a British poet, journalist and travel writer. He was born on 20 February 1942.
Tobias Hill is a British poet, essayist, writer of short stories and novelist.
Sean O'Brien is a British poet, critic and playwright. His prizes include the Eric Gregory Award (1979), the Somerset Maugham Award (1984), the Cholmondeley Award (1988), the Forward Poetry Prize and the T. S. Eliot Prize (2007). He is one of only three poets to have won both the T. S. Eliot Prize and the Forward Poetry Prize for the same collection of poems. He grew up in Hull, and was educated at Hymers College and Selwyn College, Cambridge. He has lived in Newcastle upon Tyne since 1990, where he teaches at the university. He was the Weidenfeld Visiting Professor at St. Anne's College, Oxford for 2016-17.
Lavinia Greenlaw is an English poet and novelist. She won the Prix du Premier Roman with her first novel and her poetry has been shortlisted for awards that include the T. S. Eliot Prize, Forward Prize and Whitbread Poetry Prize. Her 2014 Costa Poetry Award was for A Double Sorrow: A Version of Troilus and Criseyde. Greenlaw currently holds the post of Professor of Creative Writing (Poetry) at Royal Holloway, University of London.
Kathryn Simmonds is a British poet, and short story writer.
Joe Dunthorne is a Welsh novelist, poet and journalist. He first made his name with his novel Submarine (2008), which was made into a film in 2010. His second novel, Wild Abandon (2011), won the RSL Encore Award. A selection of his poems was published in 2010 in the Faber New Poets series. His first solo collection of poems appeared in 2019.
Paul Batchelor is a British poet.
Sarah Corbett is a British poet.
Eleanor K. Rees is a British poet.
Sam Riviere is an English poet and publisher.
Esther E. Morgan is a British poet.
Jonathan T. Stone is a British poet. He is the author of two books and three pamphlets of poetry, and the co-editor of numerous collaborative small press poetry anthologies published by Sidekick Books. His poems have been published in The Sunday Times, Poetry Review, Poetry London and The Rialto , among others.
Emily Berry (1981) is an English poet and writer.
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