Sam Riviere

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Sam Riviere
Born 1981 (age 36–37)
Occupation Poet
Language English
Alma mater University of East Anglia
Notable awards Eric Gregory Award (2009)

Sam Riviere (born 1981) is an English poet and publisher.[1][2]

He was educated at Norwich School of Art and Design and completed a PhD in Creative Writing at the University of East Anglia in 2013.[3] He won an Eric Gregory Award in 2009,[4] and the Forward Prize for Best First Collection in 2012 for 81 Austerities.[5]

Since 2015 he has run the independent press If a Leaf Falls Press in Edinburgh,[6] which "publishes limited-edition pamphlets, typically of appropriated or procedural writing".[7]

Awards[edit]

Bibliography[edit]

  • Faber New Poets 7 (Faber & Faber, 2010)
  • 81 Austerities (Faber & Faber, 2012)
  • Standard Twin Fantasy (Egg Box Publishing, 2014)
  • Kim Kardashian's Marriage (Faber & Faber, 2015)
  • Cont. (If a Leaf Falls Press, 2015)
  • The Truth About Cats & Dogs with Joe Dunthorne (Visual Editions, 2016)
  • Preferences (If a Leaf Falls Press, 2016)
  • True Colours (After Hours, 2016)
  • Safe Mode (Test Centre, 2017)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sam Riviere". Poetry International Rotterdam. Retrieved 18 October 2014. 
  2. ^ "If a Leaf Falls Press : Sam Riviere". samriviere.com. Retrieved 2016-07-02. 
  3. ^ "Creative Writing alumni P-R and published works". University of East Anglia. 
  4. ^ "Sam Riviere". Faber and Faber. Retrieved 18 October 2014. 
  5. ^ Flood, Alison (1 October 2012). "Jorie Graham takes 2012 Forward prize". The Guardian. Retrieved 10 May 2015. 
  6. ^ "If a Leaf Falls Press : Sam Riviere". samriviere.com. Retrieved 2017-07-11. 
  7. ^ "If A Leaf Falls Press". www.swimmersclub.co.uk. Retrieved 2017-07-11.