UEA writer Rebecca Tamás has been shortlisted for the 2016 Manchester Poetry Prize, for which entrants submit a short portfolio of three to five poems. Rebecca (pictured) was born in London and studied at the University of Warwick and the University of Edinburgh, where she won the Grierson Verse Prize. She is currently studying for a PhD in Creative and Critical Writing at UEA. Her poetry pamphlet, The Ophelia Letters, was published by Salt in 2013 and she was included in the anthologies Best British Poetry 2014 and Best British Poetry 2015. The winner of the Manchester Poetry Prize, which is worth £10,000, will be announced on 25th November.