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Jade Cuttle

  • Northern Debut Award for Poetry, 2021
Jade Cuttle

Jade Cuttle is a poet and songwriter from rural North Yorkshire, working remotely at The Times as Arts Commissioning Editor. Her nature poetry has been commissioned for BBC Radio 3, BBC Contains Strong Language Festival and the BBC Proms, while her plant-whispering has been filmed for BBC One television. Fusing metaphor and melody, she released through Warren Records her debut album of poem-songs Algal Bloom to BBC Introducing acclaim, with funding from the PRS foundation, Make Noise Hull, and the University of East Anglia, where she completed her MA in Poetry to Distinction after graduating from Cambridge. Previously, she worked as a Poetry Editor at Ambit and at The Poetry Society, and judged numerous competitions including the Costa Book Awards and the Ginkgo Prize with Simon Armitage. Jade continues to lead workshops, tutor students at The Poetry School, perform at literature and music festivals, and complete commissions and writer-in-residencies.

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