Wretched Strangers edited by Ágnes Lehóczky and JT Welsch
Wretched Strangers is a new anthology of poetry, co-edited by UEA alumna Ágnes Lehóczky, along with JT Welsch, and recently published by Boiler House Press. All the contributors are British poets who were born outside the UK, including the UEA graduates Ben Borek (MA 2004), Sandeep Parmar (MA 2003), Agnieszka Studzinska (MA 2003), Rebecca Tamás (PhD 2017) and Jennifer Wong (MA 2009). Ágnes graduated from the Creative Writing (Poetry) MA in 2006 and completed her PhD in Creative and Critical Writing in 2010. 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. A pamphlet Pool Epitaphs & Other Love Letters was published by Boiler House Press last year, and a new collection Swimming Pool by Shearsman, also last year. Ágnes teaches Creative Writing at the University of Sheffield.