Living Published Women Poets in the UK
Abegail Morley
Categories: M



Abegail Morley is guest poetry editor for The New Writer. Her collection How to Pour Madness into a Teacup (Cinnamon 2009) was shortlisted for the Forward Prize Best First Collection (2010); the title poem was previously nominated for the Best Single Poem. Her second collection Snow Child is published by Pindrop Press.

She was nominated for the London Best New Poet Award 2010 and won the Cinnamon Press Poetry Collection Award (2009), The Didsbury Arts Festival Open Poetry Competition (2011) and  placed in Agenda; 2011 Nottingham Open Poetry Competition; Leaf Books; Kent and Sussex Folio; Aesthetica Creative Writing Competition and Swale Life Poetry Competitions.

Her work appears in a wide range of journals including Anon; Assent; Envoi; Financial Times; The Frogmore Papers; Ink, Sweat and Tears; The Interpreter’s House; Iota; New Walk Magazine; Other Poetry; Poetry Salzburg; The SHOp; Snakeskin; The Same and The Spectator and is reviewed in the TLS; Eyewear; Other Poetry; Peony Moon; Ink and Sweat and Tears. Her work is in the following anthologies: The Sandhopper Lover (Cinnamon); Balancing Act (Leaf); The Forward Book of Poetry 2011; 101 Poems for Children in Need (Categorical Books); After the Dark (Categorical Books); Aesthetica Creative Writing 2011; Estuary: a confluence of art and poetry.

Abegail Morley’s blog: http://abegailmorley.wordpress.com/



Comments are closed.