Matthew Caley
Matthew Caley's Thirst [Slow Dancer, 1999] was nominated for The Forward/Waterstones Best First Collection prize;
it was followed by The Scene Of My Former Triumph (Wrecki ng Ball, 2005); Apparentl y (Bloodaxe, 2010) and Professor Glass (Donut, 2011).

Both these books were featured on BBC Radio 3's 'The Verb', and his work has also been included in several anthologies.He's read at many venues here and abroad - most recently at King's Lynn Poetry Festival. He lives and writes in London and spends summers in the Czech Republic.

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My Poetry Competition Tactics

(1) Comments | Posted 28 October 2012 | (23:00)

As the Compte De Valmont knew, tactics are everything, whether you are plotting to win the National Poetry Competition or to possess and/or ruin your beloved. You need particular tactics rather than mere instinct or emotionalism.

Everyone should formulate their own tactics, but I offer up my...

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