Deryn Rees-Jones won an Eric Gregory award in 1993. The Memory Tray
(Seren, 1995) was shortlisted for the Forward Prize for Best First Collection. Her other works are Signs Round a Dead Body
(Seren, 1998), Quiver
(Seren, 2004), and a groundbreaking critical study of twentieth-century women’s poetry, Consorting with Angels
(Bloodaxe, 2005), which was published alongside her accompanying anthology Modern Women Poets
In 2010 she received a Cholmondeley Award from the Society of Authors. Burying the Wren
was published in 2012; it was a Poetry Book Society Recommendation, and shortlisted for the TS Eliot Prize and a Times Literary Supplement book of the year.
She is Professor of Poetry at the University of Liverpool, and is the editor of the Pavilion Poetry series, for Liverpool University Press. Erato
, a new collection of poems, is forthcoming with Poetry Wales Press in June 2019.
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