Living Published Women Poets in the UK
Andrea Brady
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Andrea Brady was born in Philadelphia, USA. She studied at Columbia University and then at the University of Cambridge, where she earned a PhD. She currently teaches at Queen Mary University, London.



The Rushes (Hastings: Reality Street, 2012).


Wildfire: A Verse Essay (San Francisco: Krupskaya, January 2010).

Originally published as a hypertext poem


Embrace (Glasgow: Object Permanence, 2005).


Vacation of a Lifetime (Cambridge: Salt, 2001).


Infinite Difference: Other Poetries by UK Women Poets, ed. Carrie Etter (Shearsman, 2010)


Work in Other Genres

Director, Archive of the Now

Editor, Barque Press

Board member, Journal of British and Irish Innovative Poetry


Publications in Other Genres

Sanctions on Iraq: background, consequences and strategies (with Eliza Hilton, CASI and Barque, 2000)

100 Days: An Anthology (Barque, 2001)

English Funerary Elegy in the Seventeenth Century: Laws in Mourning.  Early Modern Literature in History Series, ser. ed. Cedric Brown and Andrew Hadfield (Basingstoke; Palgrave Macmillan, June 2006.

The Uses of the Future in Early Modern Europe. Ed. Andrea Brady and Emily Butterworth.  London and New York: Routledge, 2009.



“This is an Oppenheimer poetics, all-consuming, a bitter libretto for an eternally repeating Doctor Atomic, an absolute vision of human life as an ‘inglorious / spit-roast’ on our own worst impulses (‘critique,’ Wildfire). It singes.” Sophie Mayer, review of Wildfire, Hand + Star


Andrea Brady’s Website

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