UEA alumnus Sam Buchan-Watts has been awarded an Eric Gregory Award at this year’s Society of Authors Awards Ceremony. The award is for poets under the age of thirty. Sam (pictured) was born in London in 1989 and studied English Literature at Goldsmiths before completing his MA in Creative Writing (Poetry) at UEA last year. He has just begun a PhD on contemporary poetry at York University. He is a co-editor of the poetry anthology series, clinic, and his poems have appeared in Poetry London and Salt’s Best British Poetry series. Earlier this year he was announced as a Faber New Poet for 2015-16.