Antony Dunn lives in Leeds. Winner of the Newdigate Prize and an Eric Gregory Award, he has published four collections of poems, Pilots and Navigators, Flying Fish, Bugs and, most recently, Take This One to Bed (Valley Press, October 2016).
He edited and introduced Ex Libris, a posthumous collection of poems by David Hughes (Valley Press, 2015).
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.
In January 2018, Take This One to Bed was announced as one of ten books by writers from the North of England featured in New Writing North’s Read Regional 2018 programme.
“I’m really enjoying Antony Dunn’s new collection Bugs. I’ve been a fan of Antony’s careful and precise verse for years”
“An often unique voice… subtle, thought-provoking and enormously readable”