Zoë Brigley

Zoë Brigley

Zoe Brigley profile photo for Kendal Poetry Festival 2021
Photo credit: Kate Sweeney

Festival Poet

Zoë Brigley has three collections of poetry from Bloodaxe: The Secret, Conquest, and Hand & Skull: all three are Poetry Book Society Recommendations. She also has a collection of nonfiction: Notes from a Swing State: Writing from Wales and America (Parthian). She is Assistant Professor in the English department at the Ohio State University. Zoë Brigley and Kris Evans have worked on numerous ecological projects together, including editing a special issue of Magma Poetry 79 on Dwelling (with Rob Mackenzie). You can see their articles about ecologies and poetry at Planet and Wales Arts Review, as well as this video on ‘what is dwelling?’ made in cooperation with Planet.

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