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Pippa Little

  • The Andrew Waterhouse Award, 2009
Pippa Little

Pippa Little is a poet. She also reviews for magazines such as The North and Salzburg Review and translates Hungarian poetry. Born in Africa, she grew up in Scotland and is now settled in south east Northumberland with her family. Her work is in magazines and anthologies all over the world. Prizes include an Eric Gregory, the Andrew Waterhouse Award 2009, the Norman MacCaig Centenary Poetry Prize, the Scotsman Hogmanay Haiku, the Anam Cara Poetry Prize and the Biscuit Prize, and poems have been placed or highly commended in many competitions, including Ledbury, Wigtown and Mslexia. Collaborations include Conversations Across Borders and FilmPoem by Alastair Cook.Having worked for many years in the OU, Lifelong Learning, and literacy development she enjoys working with groups and workshops. She has read at StAnza and Durham Festivals and at many venues around the UK and Eire and in Mexico City. She is a member of the women’s writing group, Carte Blanche, and is happy to be part of the North East’s supportive and vibrant writing culture.

Selected publications
The Spar Box (Vane Women Press, 2006) PBS Pamphlet Choice 2006 (copies available from the author)
Foray (Biscuit Press, 2008)
The Snow Globe (Red Squirrel Press, 2011)
Overwintering (Oxford Poets/Carcanet, 2012)
Oxford Poets 2010, eds. David Constantine, Robyn Marsack and Bernard O’Donoghue

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