Luke Kennard

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Luke Kennard (born 1981[1]) is a British poet and critic.

He won an Eric Gregory Award in 2005[2] for his first collection The Solex Brothers.[3] His second collection, The Harbour Beyond The Movie, was shortlisted for the 2007 Forward Prize for Best Collection, making him the youngest ever poet to be nominated.[4] In 2014 he was named as one of the Poetry Book Society's Next Generation Poets.[5]

Bibliography[edit]

  • The Solex Brothers (2005)
  • The Harbour Beyond The Movie (2007)
  • The Migraine Hotel (2009)
  • Planet Shaped Horse (2011)
  • The Necropolis Boat (2012)
  • Holophin (2012)
  • A Lost Expression (2012)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Luke Kennard". Poetry International. Retrieved 2 May 2015. 
  2. ^ "Eric Gregory Award Past Winners". The Society of Authors. Retrieved 2 May 2015. 
  3. ^ Kinson, Sarah (24 June 2008). "Why I Write: Luke Kennard". The Guardian. Retrieved 2 May 2015. 
  4. ^ Love, Emma (23 September 2007). "Rising star: Luke Kennard, Poet". The Observer. Retrieved 2 May 2015. 
  5. ^ "The Poetry Book Society, Next Generation Poets 2014".