FI0A9405 credit: Dirk Skiba 2019

Hannah Lowe’s first poetry collection Chick  (Bloodaxe, 2013) won the Michael Murphy Memorial Award for Best First Collection and was short-listed for the Forward, Aldeburgh and Seamus Heaney Best First Collection Prizes. In September 2014, she was named as one of 20 Next Generation poets. 

She has also published three chapbooks:  The Hitcher (Rialto 2012); R x (sine wave peak 2013); and Ormonde (Hercules Editions 2014)

Her family memoir Long Time, No See was published by Periscope in  July 2015 and featured as Radio 4’s Book of the Week. Her second collection, Chan, is published by Bloodaxe. (2016).

A new chapbook The Neighbourhood was published in January 2019 (Outspoken Press)

She has been Poet-in-Residence at Keats House and a commissioned writer on the Colonial Countryside Project with the University of Leicester and Peepal Tree Press.

Listen to her long poem ‘Borderliners’ on BBC Radio 4 here