Ian Humphreys

Kendal Poetry Festival Poet Ian Humphreys
Photo credit: Sarah Turton

Festival Poet

Ian Humphreys lives in West Yorkshire. His debut collection Zebra (Nine Arches Press) was nominated for the Portico Prize. His work is widely published in journals, including The Poetry Review, and he has written for the BBC. Awards include First Prize in the Hamish Canham Prize and Highly Commended in the Forward Prize for Poetry. Ian is the editor of Why I Write Poetry (Nine Arches Press, 2021), and the producer and co-editor of After Sylvia (Nine Arches Press, 2022) – an anthology of poems and essays inspired by Sylvia Plath.

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