Originally from Belfast in Northern Ireland, Miriam Gamble lectures in Creative Writing at the University of Edinburgh.
She won an Eric Gregory Award in 2007 and published a pamphlet, This Man’s Town (tall-lighthouse) in 2008; in 2009 her work was featured in the Bloodaxe anthology Voice Recognition: 21 Poets for the 21st Century.
Her full collections are The Squirrels Are Dead (2010), which won a Somerset Maugham Award in 2011, and Pirate Music (2014), both published by Bloodaxe; she is currently working on her third.
She has also received the Ireland Chair of Poetry Bursary Award and the Vincent Buckley Poetry Prize.
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Pirate Music, 2014, Bloodaxe Books
The Squirrels Are Dead, 2010, Bloodaxe Books
This Man's Town, 2008, tall-lighthouse
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