A. K. Blakemore
A. K. Blakemore is the author of two full-length collections of poetry: Humbert Summer (Eyewear, 2015) and Fondue (Offord Road Books, 2018), which was awarded the 2019 Ledbury Forte Prize for Best Second Collection. She has also translated the work of Sichuanese poet Yu Yoyo (My Tenantless Body, Poetry Translation Centre, 2019). Her poetry and prose writing has been widely published and anthologised, appearing in the the London Review of Books, POETRY, Poetry Review and The White Review, among others.
Her debut novel, The Manningtree Witches, will be published in 2021 by Granta in the UK and Catapult in the US.