Notes on Contributors
Pascale Petit’s last two collections, The Huntress (Seren, 2005) and The Zoo Father (Seren, 2001), were both shortlisted for the TS Eliot Prize and were books of the year in the Times Literary Supplement. Two new collections are forthcoming from Seren in 2008, The Treekeeper’s Tale and The Thorn Necklace – Forty poems after Frida Kahlo (with the paintings). She is the Royal Literary Fund Fellow at Middlesex University 2007-8. Website: www.pascalepetit.co.uk.
Oliver Reynolds is an usher at the Royal Opera House. His last book of poems was Almost (1999).
Anthony Rudolf is a poet, translator, short-story writer and publisher. His childhood memoir, The Arithmetic of Memory, was published in 1999. His poetry translations include Yesterday’s Wilderness Kingdom by Yves Bonnefoy, brought out by MPT Books in 2000. The National Gallery published his essay on the painter Kitaj in 2001. He lives in London.
Carole Satyamurti’s latest collection of poetry is Stitching the Dark, New and Selected Poems (Bloodaxe, 2005). With Hamish Canham she co-edited Acquainted with the Night: Psychoanalysis and the Poetic Imagination (Karnac, 2003). She is currently working on a verse re-telling of the Mahabharata.
Saradha Soobrayen is the Poetry Editor of Chroma: A LGBT Literary Arts Journal and the administrator for Planet Poetry. She facilitates workshops, mentoring and professional development for writers. Her poems, including ‘My Conqueror’ and ‘Mo Ti Béébéé’, have appeared in Oxford Poets Anthology 2007 and New Poetries IV. She received an Eric Gregory Award in 2004.