Anne-Marie Fyfe reads from her fifth poetry collection, House of Small Absences just published by Seren Press. Born in Cushendall, County Antrim, she now lives in London where she works as an arts-organiser & creative-writing teacher. She has won the Academi Cardiff International Poetry Prize, has run Coffee-House Poetry’s readings and workshops at London’s Troubadour since 1997, is Poetry Co-ordinator for Armagh’s Hewitt International Summer School, and is a former chair of the Poetry Society.
‘Her poetry “is taut, eloquent and deeply felt. Her poems are haunted by what the past does tothe present, and by the physical relics of that past which is only relayed in snatches.” –Helen Dunmore