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Matthew Haigh

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Matthew Haigh's debut collection, Death Magazine, was published with Salt in 2019 and nominated for the Polari First Book Prize. His first pamphlet, Black Jam, was published with Broken Sleep Books. His work has appeared in Magma, The Rialto, Poetry London, Poetry Wales and more. He has contributed to numerous anthologies from presses including Sidekick Books, The Emma Press, and Bad Betty Press. In 2020 his work was highly commended in the Forward Prize and commended in the Winchester Prize. He was also named by Andrew McMillan as one of six exciting new queer poets to watch. Matthew is from Cardiff.

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Matthew Haigh

Wed 20th Jun 2012 19:50

Hey Ann, thank you for the feedback and warm welcome - glad you enjoyed the poem!

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Ann Foxglove

Wed 20th Jun 2012 09:05

Hi Matt - welcome to WOL. I enjoyed your very original poem here :)

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