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Jane Monson

Jane MonsonJane Monson has an MA in Creative Writing from the University of East Anglia, and a Ph.D in Creative and Critical Writing from Cardiff University. Based in Cambridge, she works as a freelance writer and teacher and book-seller and runs independent Creative Writing courses in Cambridge, London and abroad.

Jane has been short-listed for an Eric Gregory award and commended by Poetry London and the New Writing Partnership. She has reviewed poetry collections for Magma, and the British Journal of Canadian Studies. Her poetry is widely anthologised and published in magazines. Her first collection of prose poetry was Speaking Without Tongues, followed by This Line Is Not For Turning, a critically acclaimed anthology of contemporary British prose poetry, which she edited.

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09 January 2018
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