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Norgate, Stephanie, 1957-, poet

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  • 1957-

Stephanie Norgate is a playwright and poet. She lives in Sussex with her husband and two children, and runs the MA in Creative Writing at the University of Chichester. Her plays have been produced on the London Fringe and her radio plays broadcast on BBC Radio 4. Fireclay, a Poetry Business prize-winning pamphlet appeared in 1998, followed by a selection of poems in Oxford Poets 2000. Her two collections with Bloodaxe are Hidden River (2008), which was shortlisted for both the Forward Prize for Best First Collection and the Jerwood Aldeburgh First Collection Prize, and The Blue Den (2012). She is currently editing a book of international essays on poetry and voice.

Nye, Naomi Shihab, 1952-, poet, songwriter and novelist

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  • 1952-

Naomi Shihab Nye has published over 20 books, including poetry, essays, picture books, novels and anthologies for younger readers. Her latest book of essays is I’ll Ask You Three Times, Are You Okay? Tales of Driving and Being Driven (2007). She has received many literary awards, and has been a Lannan Fellow, a Guggenheim Fellow, and a Witter Bynner Fellow (Library of Congress). Her work has been presented on National Public Radio on A Prairie Home Companion and The Writer’s Almanac, and she has been featured on two of Bill Moyers’ PBS poetry specials on American television networks. She lives in Austin, Texas. Tender Spot: Selected Poems (Bloodaxe Books, 2008) is her first UK publication.

Fiona, Sampson, 1963-, poet and writer

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  • 1963-

Fiona Sampson was first a concert violinist, then studied at the Universities of Oxford, where she won the Newdigate Prize, and Nijmegen, where she received a PhD in the philosophy of language. This research arose from her pioneering residencies in health care. Her latest of her seventeen books is Rough Music, shortlisted for the 2010 Forward and T.S. Eliot Prizes. In 2009 she received a Cholmondeley Award and became an FRSL. She is editor of Poetry Review. She gave the Newcastle/Bloodaxe Poetry Lectures at Newcastle University in 2010, published in 2011 as Music Lessons.

Hardy, Jackie, poet

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Jackie Hardy works as a tutor and assessor in adult education. She was a prize winner of the Bloodaxe Books/Evening Chronicle Poetry Competition in 1988, and her poems have since appeared in many magazines. For the last five years she has edited Blithe Spirit, the journal of the British Haiku Society. She lives in the Tyne Valley in Northumberland.

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