Urvashi Bahuguna wins Emerging Poet’s Prize
UEA alumna Urvashi Bahuguna has won the Emerging Poet’s Prize organized by The (Great) Indian Poetry Collective for her debut collection, Mudscope, which will be published by The (Great) Indian Poetry Collective in September 2018. Urvashi (pictured) is originally from Goa and currently lives and works in Delhi. She graduated from the MA in Creative Writing (Poetry) at UEA in 2014. She recently won the Eclectica Spotlight Author Award and a Sangam House writing fellowship, and will be a Charles Wallace India Trust fellow from February to May next year. She was also recently nominated for a Pushcart Prize and shortlisted for the Beverly Prize and the Wingword Poetry Prize. A poetry pamphlet, containing twenty poems, will be published by Eyewear Books in the UK in March 2018.