Zoë Skoulding is a poet, critic and translator who has lived in north Wales since 1991. Her collections include The Mirror Trade (Seren, 2004); Remains of a Future City (Seren, 2008), longlisted for Wales Book of the Year; The Museum of Disappearing Sounds (Seren, 2013), shortlisted for the Ted Hughes Award for New Work in Poetry; and Footnotes to Water (Seren, 2019), which is a Poetry Book Society Recommendation. Her translations include In Reality: Selected Poems (Seren, 2013) by the Luxembourgish poet Jean Portante. Her own poems have been translated into over thirty languages. Her monograph Contemporary Women’s Poetry and Urban Space: Experimental Cities was published by Palgrave Macmillan in 2013, and she was editor of the international quarterly Poetry Wales from 2008 to 2014. She is Reader in the School of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics at Bangor University. In 2018 she received the Cholmondeley Award from the Society of Authors.
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