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Sarah Doyle Poetry

I am a poet and short fiction writer, and have held the post of Poet-in-Residence to the Pre-Raphaelite Society since early 2012. My work has been published widely in a variety of journals, web-spaces, and anthologies; placed in numerous competitions; illustrated; exhibited; broadcast on radio; and set to music. I have been a guest reader at many poetry events in and around London, and from 2013 to 2016 I was co-curator and co-host of Rhyme & Rhythm Jazz-Poetry Club at Enfield’s Dugdale Theatre.

 

I am, with Allen Ashley, co-author of Dreaming Spheres: Poems of the Solar System, published in 2014 by World Fantasy Award-winning PS Publishing. In 2018, I co-edited (again, with Allen Ashley) an anthology of creaturely writing, Humanagerie, published by Eibonvale Press, and shortlisted for a British Fantasy Award in 2019. More details of the book are available here:
https://www.eibonvalepress.co.uk/books/books_humanagerie.htm

 

Recent poetry competition credits include:

  • Keats-Shelley Essay Prize, 2020 – runner-up

  • Against the Grain, 2019 – shortlisted

  • Cafe Writers, 2019 – shortlisted

  • Waltham Forest Poets' competition, 2019 – commended

  • Mslexia Poetry Competition, 2019 – longlisted

  • Winner, Brexit in Poetry (Holland Park Press), 2019
  • Winner, WoLF Poetry Competition, 2019
  • Runner-up, Keats-Shelley Poetry Prize, 2019
  • Highly commended, Best Single Poem, Forward Prizes, 2018
  • Highly commended, Ginkgo Prize for Ecopoetry, 2018

 

I hold a Creative Writing MA from Royal Holloway College, University of London, and am currently researching a Ph.D in the poetics of meteorology at Birmingham City University. I undertake private critiques of poetry manuscripts; for more information about this, please get in touch via my Contact page.

For the latest information, please see my News page.

 

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Sarah