Pascale Petitâ€™s latest collections are What the Water Gave Me â€“ Poems after Frida Kahlo (Seren, 2010) and The Treekeeperâ€™s Tale (Seren, 2008). She has published five poetry books including two which were shortlisted for the TS Eliot Prize and which were books of the year in The Independent and TLS. Her second collection The Zoo Father was also published in Mexico in a bilingual edition. A poem from it was shortlisted for a Forward Prize. In 2004 the Poetry Book Society selected her as one of the Next Generation Poets.
She has won numerous awards, including three from Arts Council England. Petit trained as a sculptor at the Royal College of Art and was a visual artist. She is widely travelled, including in the Venezuelan Amazon, China and Nepal. She co-edited Tying the Song (Enitharmon, 2000), the first anthology from The Poetry School, has worked as Poetry Editor for Poetry London and was a Royal Literary Fund Fellow at Middlesex University. She currently tutors poetry courses for Tate Modern, the Arvon Foundation and Ty Newydd. She regularly updates her website and blog.
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