25/06/2018

Cat Woodward wins Ivan Juritz Prize

UEA student Cat Woodward has won the 2018 Ivan Juritz Prize, which invites postgraduate students throughout Europe to submit texts, films, musical compositions, virtual documentation of artwork, excerpts of moving image work and proposals for installation and performance. Cat (pictured) graduated from the BA in English Literature with Creative Writing at UEA in 2011 and is currently completing a PhD in English Literature at UEA, exploring robot voices and the robot as lyric poetics. Her poetry has been published in Datableed, Adjacent Pineapple, And Other Poems, Tears in the Fence, Lighthouse, Ink, Sweat & Tears, Visual Verse, Brittle Star, and The Interpreter’s House. Her first full-length collection Sphinx was published by salò press last year. She wins the Ivan Juritz Prize for her lyric sequence ‘Away My Grievance’. The prize is worth £1000 and a two-week residency at Cove Park. Two current UEA Poetry MA students Anna Cathenka and Alice Willitts were shortlisted for the prize for their collaboration ‘p0_EM Stein1’. Arathi Menon, a current MA Prose Fiction student, was longlisted for ‘The Bombay Fornicator’.

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