Penning Perfumes Christmas Special
12th December 2013, 7pm, Angela Flanders Artillery Lane.
Claire Trévien is an Anglo-Breton poet, writer and academic.
Her first full collection, The Shipwrecked House, was published by Penned in the Margins in March 2013. It is longlisted for the Guardian’s Best First Book Award. Her poem ‘The Shipwrecked House II’ was highly commended in the 2013 Forward Prize.
She is the editor of Sabotage Reviews, a website promoting independent presses.
With Odette Toilette, she is the co-organizer of Penning Perfumes, a creative collaboration between poets and perfumers, for which she edited an anthology of poems.
Her debut pamphlet, Low-Tide Lottery, was published by Salt Publishing in 2011.
Her writing has been or will be published in a variety of literary magazines including The Guardian, Magma, Under The Radar, Poetry Salzburg Review, Ink Sweat & Tears, The Warwick Review, Nth Position, Epicentre, The Silk Road Review, Fuselit and on a cake with The Poetry Digest. Most recently, her poems featured in Best British Poetry 2012, and Lung Jazz: Young British Poets for Oxfam.
Outside of poetry, Claire Trévien completed a doctorate at the University of Warwick in 2012, on spectacle in prints of the French Revolution.
You can access her academic website here.
A new collection out now with Penned in the Margins. ‘Anchors, shipwrecks, whales and floating islands abound in this first collection by young Anglo-Breton poet Claire Trévien.’
I have rather recklessly agreed to write 100 poems on 22nd November to raise money for Refuge. To follow that adventure and suggest prompts/titles/topics, please go over to my pop-up