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Rommi Smith

  • Northern Writers’ Awards for Poetry, 2019
Rommi Smith

Rommi Smith is a poet, theatre-maker and librettist who has held prestigious residencies for institutions ranging from the British Council to the BBC. Smith is the inaugural British Parliamentary Writer-in-Residence and inaugural Poet-in-Residence for Keats’ House, Hampstead. She served as British Council Poet-in-Residence at California State University, Los Angeles. Rommi Smith is a grateful recipient of a Northern Writers’ Award, Arts Council England Award, The Elizabeth George Award (the writing award for women funded by the crime writer, Elizabeth George) and a Hedgebrook Fellowship in the US.

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