Alison Brackenbury Biography

British poet

Alison Brackenbury (born 1953 Gainsborough, Lincolnshire) is a British poet.

Life

After studying English at St Hugh's College, Oxford she now lives in Gloucestershire. Her work has appeared in the Kenyon Review, Ploughshares and Stand.

Awards

  • Eric Gregory Award
  • Poetry Book Society Recommendation.
  • 1994 Glen Rybertt Award
  • 1997 Cholmondeley Award

Works

  • "In the gap"; "Affairs"; "Plucked from", The Chimera, October 2007
  • "When"; "Mud"; "March ending"; "P*ing", nthposition, March 2008
  • "6.25", The Guardian, 2 February 2008
  • "Obit". Magma 39. November 2007.
  • "Autumn Street". Magma 19.
  • "Have you heard?; The story of Sigurd; A fuel blockade". Signals. Summer 2004.
  • Dreams of Power. Carcanet New Press. 1981. ISBN:978-0-85635-352-9.
  • Breaking Ground. Carcanet. 1985. ISBN:978-0-85635-503-5.
  • Christmas Roses. Carcanet. 1988. ISBN:978-0-85635-750-3.
  • Selected Poems. Carcanet. 1991. ISBN:978-0-85635-924-8.
  • 1829. Carcanet. 1995. ISBN:978-1-85754-122-9.
  • After Beethoven. Carcanet. 2000. ISBN:978-1-85754-454-1.
  • Bricks and Ballads. Carcanet. 2004. ISBN:978-1-85754-751-1.
  • Singing in the dark. Carcanet. 2008. ISBN:978-1-85754-914-0.
  • Shadow. HappenStance. 2009. ISBN:978-1-905939-35-0.

References

    External links

    • "Author's website"
    • Alison Brackenbury reads poems on PoetCasting
    • "Interview: Alison Brackenbury talks to Paul Stevens", The Chimaera, May 2008
    Alison Brackenbury