Susan Utting was winner of the Peterloo Poetry Prize 2007. Her most recent collection, Houses Without Walls, (Two Rivers Press), featured in the Independent on Sunday and has been widely and warmly reviewed, with a poem from the collection selected for the Forward Book of Poetry 2007.
Her work has won many awards, including a Poetry Business Prize for the collection, Something Small is Missing, and she has twice been short listed for the Arvon Poetry Prize. The collection, Striptease, was published in 2001 by Smith/Doorstop Books.
Susan runs poetry workshops country wide and has taught poetry and creative writing at Reading University since 1993. She was appointed Community Laureate for Southern Arts’ Year of the Artist 2000/2001 and received the 2005-6 Creative Writing Fellowship from Reading Universityâ€™s School of English & American Literature.
Susan is the founder of Reading’s acclaimed Poets’ Cafe, a member of Thin Raft Poets and Late Shift poetry ensemble. She has read and performed her poetry at a wide range of literature and arts festivals, including Ledbury Poetry Festival, Edinburgh Fringe Festival, and most recently at the Aldeburgh Poetry Festival. More details can be found on her website.
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