13th March – Jack Underwood and Sally Festing

  Jack Underwood was born in Norwich in 1984. He graduated from Norwich School of Art and Design in 2005 before completing an MA and PhD in Creative Writing at Goldsmiths College, where he now teaches English Literature and Creative Writing. He was awarded an...

12th June – Alvin Pang and Andrew Hook

Alvin Pang is a poet, writer and editor from Singapore. He is a Fellow of the Iowa International Writing Program, an advisor to the International Poetry Studies Institute, and a founding director of The Literary Centre, Singapore. Listed in the Oxford Companion to...

10th July – Alison Moore and Pete Goodrum

        Alison Moore’s first novel, The Lighthouse, was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize and the National Book Awards (New Writer of the Year), winning the McKitterick Prize. Her most recent novel is Death and the Seaside. Her short...

14th November – Peter Daniels, Peter Wallis

Photo of Peter Daniels by David Green Peter Daniels has won poetry competitions including the Arvon, Ledbury and TLS, and published pamphlets with Smith/Doorstop, Vennel Press and HappenStance. His first collection Counting Eggs appeared from Mulfran Press (Cardiff)...

9th May – Moniza Alvi, Dani Redd, Sharlene Teo

Moniza Alvi was born in Pakistan and grew up in Hertfordshire. Her collections include The Country at My Shoulder (1993), shortlisted for the T.S. Eliot and the Whitbread poetry prizes and selected for the Poetry Society’s ‘New Generation Poets’ promotion), Europa...