Artwork by Anonymous
Rachael Boast was born in 1975. Sidereal (Picador 2011) won the Forward Prize for Best First Collection, and the Seamus Heaney Centre for Poetry Prize for Best First Collection. She is editor of The Echoing Gallery: Bristol Poets and Art in the City (Redcliffe Press), and deputy director of the Bristol Poetry Institute. Pilgrim’s Flower (Picador 2013) has been shortlisted for the Griffin Prize.