Living Published Women Poets in the UK
susan utting
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Poetry Collections:
Fair’s Fair (in press March 2012), Two Rivers Press, Reading
Houses Without Walls (2006), Two Rivers Press, Reading
Striptease (2001) Smith/Doorstop Books, Sheffield
Something Small Is Missing (1999) Smith/Doorstop Books, Sheffield
Scratched Initials (1997) Corridor Press, Reading

Susan Utting, 2007’s Peterloo Poetry Prize winner and founder of Reading’s acclaimed Poets’ Café, has lived and worked in Berkshire since moving from Manchester in the 80s. She has worked as Community Laureate for the Arts Council’s Year of the Artist and was awarded the Creative Writing Fellowship at Reading University’s School of English and American Literature. She also taught poetry and creative writing at the University of Reading for 17 years. Press publication includes The North, New Welsh Review, The TLS, The Daily Mirror (Carol Ann Duffy’s choice) and The Times, for their feature Best Love Poems 2009. Poetry collections include Something Small is Missing (a Poetry Business prize winner) and Striptease (both Smith/Doorstop Books). Houses Without Walls (Two Rivers Press), was widely and warmly reviewed, featured in Independent on Sunday and included in the Forward Book of Poetry, Best Poem 2007 category. A new collection, Fair’s Fair, will be published by Two Rivers Press in March 2012.


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