October 5th, 2023: FIONA BENSON

Fiona Benson‘s collections are Bright Travellers, Vertigo & Ghost, and Ephemeron.  Her work has received many awards, including the Forward Prize, the Seamus Heaney Prize and the Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize, and all three of her collections were shortlisted for the T S Eliot Prize.  
She is currently working on a fourth collection Midden Witch, and a poetry script in collaboration with the Belgian choreographer Wim Vanderkeybus called Infamous Offspring.
She lives in mid-Devon with her husband and their two daughters.

She is one of our very finest poets.