Matthew Caley

Matthew Caley


This month’s welcome guest is poet Matthew Caley.  His debut collection Thirst (Slow Dancer 1999) was shortlisted for the Forward Prize for Best First Collection. His other collections include The Scene of My Former Triumph (Wrecking Ball Press 2005), Apparently (Bloodaxe 2010), and Professor Glass (Donut Press 2011).  Matthew has been twice commended in the National Poetry Competition and is a former Poet-in-Residence at the Poetry Society Café. His latest collection Rake was published by Bloodaxe.

Matthew Caley writes using a wide range of forms, and has been influenced by French poetry, among others.  Come along to the Camden Centre for a real treat!





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