Claire Crowther

Claire Crowther’s poems and reviews have appeared in journals including London Review of Books, Long Poem, New Statesman, PN Review, Poetry Review, Poetry Wales, Shearsman, The Times Literary Supplement and also online at Qualm. Her poems have been widely anthologised including in The Best British Poetry 2013 edited by Ahren Warner (Salt, 2013). She has published three pamphlets and two full collections and was shortlisted for the Aldeburgh Best First Collection prize.

As an undergraduate at Manchester University, she won the Shakespeare Scholarship and the George Gissing Memorial Prize in English Literature. She was awarded a bursary by Kingston University to complete her second book. Claire Crowther is poet in residence at the Royal Mint Museum during 2014-2015.