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).
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 also writes for the theatre and his plays include Dog Blue, Goose Chase and Shepherds’ Delight.
He is Artistic Director of the Bridlington Poetry Festival.
Forthcoming Events & News
READINGS COMING UP
Thu 5 Mar, 8.00pm
Guest appearance with Sounds Lyrical
City Screen Basement Bar
Fri 20 Mar, 7.00pm
York Literature Festival presents
Poetry Doubles: Paul Farley with Tara Bergin
Hosted by Antony Dunn
York St John University, Lord Mayor's Walk, YO31 7EX
If you would like to arrange a reading in the UK or elsewhere,
please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
National Poetry Competition 2011
NEW POEMS PUBLISHED
Left published in Poetry Review, December 2014
Boys and How About This? published in The North, December 2013
National Park published in Poetry Review, June 2013
Heart in Inspired by Hungarian poetry: British poets in conversation with Attila József (The Balassi Institute Hungarian Cultural Centre, London, April 2013)
Eighteen commissioned by Carol Ann Duffy for Jubilee Lines
It Has Rained All Week in The New Statesman, May 2012
Cold Case in A Mutual Friend: Poems for Charles Dickens, ed. Peter Robinson (Two Rivers Press 2012)
Self-Portrait in Betty's Cafe Tea-Room, Ilkley in Lung Jazz: Young British Poets for Oxfam, ed. Todd Swift & Kim Lockwood (Cinnamon Press 2012)
Torch Song in Poetry Review, autumn 2011
Advent commissioned by Carol Ann Duffy for The Guardian, December 2010
from Departures and Calling included in Magma, issue #50, June 2011
Several translations included in New Order: Hungarian Poets of the Post 1989 Generation
REVIEW OF BUGS IN ACUMEN
2012 interview for NAWE's Young Writers' Hub by Cara Brennan, here.