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Rory Waterman

Rory Waterman

Rory Waterman is a poet and a Senior Lecturer in English and leads the MA Creative Writing at Nottingham Trent University.

About Rory

Rory Waterman was born in Belfast in 1981, and grew up in Lincolnshire. His debut poetry collection, Tonight the Summer's Over (Carcanet, 2013) was a Poetry Book Society Recommendation and was shortlisted for the Seamus Heaney Prize. 

He has published a pamphlet, Brexit Day on the Balmoral Estate (Rack, 2017), and his second poetry collection is due from Carcanet in 2017.

He writes for various publications, most frequently the TLS, and co-edits New Walk, formerly an international poetry and arts magazine, and now a pamphlet publisher. 

He has also written and edited several prose books, mostly about (and/or containing) modern or contemporary poetry, including Poets of the Second World War (Northcote House, 2016) and W. H. Davies, the True Traveller: A Reader (Fyfield Books, 2015).

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