Poet Rachael Allen
Free & Open to the Public
University Chapel, West Quadrangle, Main Building Gilmorehill Campus, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8QQ
Rachael Allen was born in Cornwall and studied English Literature at Goldsmiths College. She is the poetry editor at Granta, co-editor at the poetry press Clinic and of online journal Tender. A pamphlet of her poems was published as part of the Faber New Poets scheme, and her first collection will be published by Faber in 2019. She is the recipient of an Eric Gregory award and New Writing North’s Andrew Waterhouse award. Her poetry has appeared in The Best British Poetry 2013 (Salt), Poetry London, the Sunday Times, the White Review online, Stop Sharpening Your Knives 5, Dear World and Everyone In It (Bloodaxe), Night & Day (Chatto & Windus) and Five Dials. Her reviews and other writing have appeared in Ambit magazine, Dazed and Confused and Music.
As part of the on-going Creative Conversation speaker series poet Rachael Allen comes to campus to chat about her writing. Bring your lunch and burning questions!