Halcyon is the first full-length collection of poetry by UEA alumna Olivia Walwyn and has just been published by Templar Poetry. The collection was the winner of the 2019 Straid Collection Award. Olivia was born in Norwich in 1983 and graduated from the MA in Creative Writing (Poetry) in 2017. Previously she studied English and Philosophy at Durham University, and gained an MA in Political Philosophy at the University of York before qualifying as a school librarian. She is also a runner at international level. Her debut pamphlet of poetry, En Route, was published by Templar in 2018.