Other Blackbirds - Alex Josephy

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An intelligent collection that uses economical language across a variety of subjects. These are poems thatrepay more than one reading.
Chris Considine

Alex's poems have won awards such as the MacLellan Prize 2014 and the Battered Moons Prize 2013. She was highly commended in the Rialto/RSPB nature poetry competition 2014, and won second prize in the Hippocrates Prize for poetry and medicine, 2010.

Author biography

Alex Josephy lives in London and Italy and works as an NHS education adviser. She has been a student and teacher of poetry all her life and has an MA in Creative and Life Writing from Goldsmiths College, University of London. For the past ten years she has been a member of Robert Vas Dias' Poetry School seminar and she leads a poetry reading group in East London. Her poems have been published widely in magazines and anthologies including The Rialto, Smiths Knoll, The Interpreter's House, Domestic Cherry and the online arts magazines London Grip, The Clearing and The Sigh Press in Italy.