Antony Dunn was born in London in 1973 and lives in Leeds. He won the Newdigate Prize in 1995 and received an Eric Gregory Award in 2000. He has published three collections of poems, Pilots and Navigators (Oxford University Press 1998), Flying Fish (Carcanet OxfordPoets 2002) and Bugs (Carcanet OxfordPoets 2009). He edited and introduced Ex Libris, a posthumous collection of poems by David Hughes (Valley Press 2015).
His own fourth collection, Take This One to Bed, is published by Valley Press in October 2016.
Antony is a regular tutor for The Poetry School and the Arvon Foundation. He has worked on a number of translation projects with poets from Holland, Hungary, China and Israel, and was Poet in Residence at the University of York for 2006 and at the Ilkley Literature Festival in 2010.
He is Artistic Director of Bridlington Poetry Festival.
Forthcoming Events & News
READINGS COMING UP
Sunday 3 July, 3.25pm
Poetry at the Parsonage
Old School Rooms, Church Street, BD22 8DR
Fri 25 November
The Chemic Tavern
Details to be confirmed
If you would like to arrange a reading in the UK or elsewhere,
please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
National Poetry Competition 2011
Ex Libris: Poems
edited with an introduction by Antony Dunn
“If you only discover one writer this year, make it David Hughes – his is a poetry of generous precision, grace and gratitude.”
REVIEW OF BUGS IN ACUMEN
2012 interview for NAWE's Young Writers' Hub by Cara Brennan, here.