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 11 Feb, 6.30pm
Antony Dunn performs his own poetry and poems by David Hughes
Wardle & Jones Bookshop, Bar Street, YO11 2HT
Thu 12 Mar, 1.00pm
University of Hull, UK
The Lunch Readings
Antony Dunn, Ian Davidson & John Wedgwood Clarke
Brynmor Jones Library
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.” Helen Mort
REVIEW OF BUGS IN ACUMEN
2012 interview for NAWE's Young Writers' Hub by Cara Brennan, here.