Rebecca Goss studied in English Literature at Liverpool John Moores University and Creative Writing at Cardiff University. She gained a PhD by Publication at UEA in 2019. Her debut poetry pamphlet, Keeping Houston Time, was published by Slow Dancer Press in 1997, and her first full-length collection, The Anatomy of Structures, by Flambard Press in 2010. Her second collection, Her Birth, was published in 2013 by Carcanet/Northern House and was shortlisted for the Forward Prize in 2013 and for the Warwick Prize and the Portico Prize in 2015. It was the winner of the Poetry category in the East Anglian Book Awards in 2013, and in 2014 she was selected for The Poetry Book Society’s Next Generation Poets. Carousel, a collaboration with photographer Chris Routledge, was published in 2018 by Guillemot Press. Her third full-length poetry collection, Girl, was published with Carcanet/Northern House in 2019.