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Cecilia Knapp
Cecilia Knapp is a poet and playwright. She has shared work extensively in the UK and internationally. Commissions include the TATE, Penguin, The Guardian and the BBC and she has been featured in Vogue as one of the UK's young poets to watch. Her work has been anthologised, most recently in The Dizziness of Freedom. She was shortlisted for the role of London Laureate in 2018 and longlisted for the 2019 and 2020 Outspoken poetry prize. Her first play Finding Home toured the U.K. for two years. Her latest play Losing the Night is supported by The Arts Council and recently premiered at the Roundhouse, enjoying a sold-out run. She is currently poet in residence at Great Ormond Street hospital and lead tutor for the Roundhouse Poetry Collective, a group of 18-25-year-old emerging writers based in London.

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THREE POEMS

Poetry

September 2020

Cecilia Knapp

Poetry

September 2020

The White Review · Cecilia Knapp – ‘All My Ex Boyfriends Are Having A Dinner Party’ all my ex boyfriends are having a dinner...

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fiction

January 2015

Shishosetsu...

Minae Mizumura

TR. Juliet Winters Carpenter

fiction

January 2015

This is an excerpt from the novel published in Japanese as Shishosetsu from left to right (私小説 from left...

feature

Issue No. 13

Writers from the Old Days

Enrique Vila-Matas

TR. J. S. Tennant

feature

Issue No. 13

Augusto Monterroso wrote that sooner or later the Latin American writer faces three possible fates: exile, imprisonment or burial....

Prize Entry

April 2015

Smote, or ...

Eley Williams

Prize Entry

April 2015

To kiss you should not involve such fear of imprecision. I shouldn’t mind about the gallery attendant. He is...

 

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