Jane Routh

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Jane Routh is a contemporary poet living in Lancashire in the United Kingdom where she manages a woodland and keeps a flock of geese.[1]

To date she has published four collections of poetry:

  • The Gift of Boats (Smith/Doorstop, 2010)
  • Waiting for H5N1 (Templar Poetry, 2007)
  • Teach yourself Mapmaking (Smith/Doorstop, 2006)
  • Circumnavigation (Smith/Doorstop, 2002)

Routh's first collection Circumnavigation was shortlisted for the Forward Prize for Best First Collection, her second Teach Yourself Mapmaking was a Poetry Book Society Recommendation, and The Gift of Boats won the Cardiff International Poetry Competition.[2]

Routh has also published a place journal Falling Into Place (Smith/Doorstop, 2014),

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jane Routh's biography at The Poetry Business". Retrieved 27 November 2012. 
  2. ^ "Cardiff International Poetry Competition, Jane Routh wins first prize". Retrieved 29 November 2012.