Sinéad Morrissey has published six collections of poetry and won numerous awards for her work, include a Lannan Fellowship, first place in the UK National Poetry Competition, the Irish Times Poetry Prize (2009, 2013) and the T.S. Eliot Prize. Her most recent collection, On Balance, a Poetry Book Society Choice, was the winner of Forward Prize for Best Collection 2017. She was Belfast’s inaugural Poet Laureate (2013-2014) and is currently Professor of Creative Writing at Newcastle University.
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