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Dr Sarah Corbett


Sarah Corbett

Lancaster University

County College




Sarah Corbett lives in Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire but she grew up in North Wales and studied at the Univeristies of Leeds, East Anglia and Manchester, where she completed her PhD in Critical and Creative Writing in 2013. She has published a verse-novel, And She Was, (Pavilion Poetry, Liverpool University Press, 2015) and three collections of poetry with Seren Books:The Red Wardrobe(1998),The Witch Bag (2002) and Other Beasts (2008).The Red Wardrobe won an Eric Gregory Award in 1997 and was shortlisted for the T.S Eliot and Forward prizes. A selection of her translation of the Dutch poet Mustafa Stitou can be found in Uit Het Hoofd/By Heart (Five Leaves Press, 2006). Sarah has just completed her first novel, The Cuckoo, long-slited for the Mslexia first novel Award.  Sarah regulalry collaborates with other artists, writers and filmmakers and runs the 'poetrynites@thebookcase' monthly reading series in Hebden Bridge. She is currently touring her new book in the UK, working on a fifth colleciton of poems and a book of adult fairy tales.

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  • Pavilion Poets Reading

    Activity: Public engagement and outreachPublic lecture/debate/seminar

  • poetry reading

    Activity: Public engagement and outreachPublic lecture/debate/seminar

  • My Muse

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