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Sarah Barnsley grew up in the Midlands where her dad was a firefighter. She was a winner in the Poetry Society Members’ Poems Competition (Autumn 2018), shortlisted in the Live Canon Poetry Competition (2018) and the Bridport Prize (2018, 2010) and joint runner-up in the Poetry School/Pighog Pamphlet Competition (2014). Magazine credits include Antiphon, Brittle Star, Envoi, The Frogmore Papers, The Interpreter’s House, Magma, Mslexia, Obsessed with Pipework, Orbis, Poetry News, The Rialto, The Stinging Fly, Tears in the Fence and Under the Radar, with poems forthcoming in The White Review. Other publications include a pamphlet, The Fire Station (Telltale Press, 2015), co-editorship (with Robin Houghton and Peter Kenny) of Truths: A Telltale Press Anthology (Telltale Press, 2018) and a selection of literary criticism, including Mary Barnard, American Imagist (SUNY Press, 2013) and editorship of Mary Barnard’s Complete Poems (forthcoming). Sarah is a senior lecturer at Goldsmiths, University of London, where she teaches American literature and modern poetry, as well as directs distance-learning provision in English. Sarah lives in Hove.
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