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Lindsey Holland

  • Poetry, 2018
Lindsey Holland

Lindsey Holland is a poet, editor and tutor with two published pamphlet collections, The Lanterns (Eyewear 2016) and Particle Soup (KFS 2012). She was shortlisted in the 2015 Manchester International Poetry Prize and was a 2016 Hawthornden fellow. In 2017 she won 3rd prize in the Troubadour Poetry Prize. She has also won prizes/commendations in the 2017 Mslexia Single Poem Competition, 2016 Troubadour Poetry Competition, and 2015 Wigtown, Café Writers and Much Wenlock Competitions. She is co-editor and designer of The Compass and founded the network North West Poets, for which she edited and published two anthologies, ‘Sculpted, Poetry of the North West’ and ‘Not on Our Green Belt’. She has a degree in English Literature from the University of Warwick and is an alumnus of the Warwick Writing Programme’s MA in Writing. While at Warwick, she worked as Events Organiser and tutor for Heaventree Press. She’s currently working a PhD in poetry whilst completing her first full-length collection: poems about contemporary human relationships, nature and ghosts.

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