UEA writer Rebecca Tamás has been announced as the co-winner of the 2016 Manchester Poetry Prize. She shares the £10,000 prize with Dante Di Stefano. 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 under the supervision of Denise Riley and Tiffany Atkinson. 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.