26/06/2017

Pool Epitaphs & Other Love Letters by Agnes Lehoczky

Pool Epitaphs & Other Love Letters is the new collection of poems by UEA alumna Agnes Lehoczky and is published this week by Boiler House Press, with a short introductory poem by Denise Riley. Agnes graduated from the Creative Writing (Poetry) MA in 2006 and completed her PhD in Creative and Critical Writing in 2010. Originally from Budapest, Hungary, her first collection in English, Budapest to Babel, was published by Eggbox in 2008. Her second collection Rememberer was also published by Eggbox, in 2012, and her third Carillonneur by Shearsman Books in 2014. She also has three poetry collections in Hungarian and a collection of essays on the poetry of Ágnes Nemes Nagy. She was the winner of the Arthur Welton Poetry Award 2010 and the inaugural co-winner of the Jane Martin Prize for Poetry at Girton College, Cambridge, in 2011. She currently teaches Creative Writing at the University of Sheffield.

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