New Writers Awards 2019: Alice Tarbuck
Alice Tarbuck is a poet living in Edinburgh. Her first pamphlet, Grid, was published by Sad Press in spring 2018. Her work has been commissioned by Durham Literary Festival, the Sheffield Post Office Gallery, the University of Edinburgh, Scottish PEN, and Timespan in Helmsdale. She is part of 12, an Edinburgh women’s poetry collective.
Recent poems appear in: Antiphon, Dundee Writes, New Writing Dundee, RAUM, Three Elements Review, Cumulus, Erotoplasty, Adjacent Pineapple (run by Colin Herd), Antiphon, The Scotsman newspaper, Zarf, Datableed, Glasgow Review of Books Online, 404 Ink's Literary Journal and Hot Tub Astronaut. Inclusions in anthologies include: Dusk: Solstice Poems (Arachne Press), Hallelujah for 50ft Women (Bloodaxe) and for prose, 404 Ink’s Nasty Women and Monstrous Regiment’s The Bi-ble.
"I am delighted and grateful to have been awarded a New Writer’s Award. I have always admired the work of previous winners, and am excited to be given the time and resources to focus on my poetry."