Mimi Khalvati has published nine collections with Carcanet Press, including Child: New & Selected Poems, a Poetry Book Society Special Commendation, and The Meanest Flower, shortlisted for the T.S. Eliot Prize. She is the founder of the Poetry School and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and of the English Society. Her awards include a Cholmondeley Award and a major Arts Council Writer’s Award. Her most recent collection, Afterwardness, is a Poetry Book Society Winter Wild Card.
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