Clare Pollard was born in Bolton in 1978. She has published five collections of poetry with Bloodaxe, the latest of which is Incarnation (2017). Clare’s play The Weather (Faber, 2004) premiered at the Royal Court Theatre and her translation projects include a version of Ovid’s Heroines (2013), which she recently toured as a one-woman show. She currently edits poetry for The Idler, and is the new editor of Modern Poetry in Translation, co-founded by Ted Hughes. Her first nonfiction book Fierce Bad Rabbits: the Tales Behind Children’s Picture Books will be published by Fig Tree in August 2019.
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