Lucy English is a Reader in Creative Writing at Bath Spa University. She is a spoken word poet and novelist. She has three novels published by Fourth Estate and a collection of poetry, Prayer to Imperfection, published by Burning Eye. Lucy is currently creating a digital project, The Book of Hours, a reimagining of a medieval book of hours in poetry film format. Films from this project have been screened at many international poetry film festivals including Visible Verse, Canada; Weimar, Germany; Lisbon, Portugal; Poole Lighthouse and Newlyn in the U.K. She is researching the placement of spoken word in poetry films. The poems from The Book of Hours will be published by Burning Eye in Oct 2018. As a spoken word poet Lucy has toured extensively in the UK, US and South East Asia for the British Council.
- Prayer to Imperfection - Burning Eye Press, 2104
Awards and residencies
- Royal Literary Consultant - https://rlfconsultants.com/consultants/lucy-english/, 2014-present
Current Events and Projects
- The Book of Hours - https://thebookofhours.org/, 2018