Theresa Muñoz was born in Vancouver, Canada, and now lives in Edinburgh. She is currently a research associate at the Newcastle Centre for the Literary Arts. As an overseas research scholar at the University of Glasgow, she received a PhD in Scottish Literature. Her debut book of poems, Settle (Vagabond Voices, 2016), was shortlisted for the Melita Hume Poetry Prize. Her poetry has been awarded a British Columbia Arts Council Award, the Norman Rothstein Award for Poetry and a Crichton Foundation Award. She has had poetry broadcast on BBC Scotland and has been published widely in Canada and the United Kingdom, including in Be The First To Like This: New Scottish Poetry, Canadian Literature, Poetry Review and Best Scottish Poems.
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