Geraldine Clarkson is the winner of the 2015 Ambit Poetry Competition, the 2015 Poetry London Competition, 2015 Magma Editors’ Prize and the 2015 Ver Prize. She is also one of four winners of The Poetry School / Nine Arches Press Primers scheme in 2015. She was included in The Best British Poetry 2014 (Salt) and she was ‘Selected Poet’ in Magma 58. She was a Writers’ Centre Norwich Escalator winner in 2011 and she was shortlisted in the Arvon International Poetry Competition in 2010. She has two poems in This Line is Not for Turning: An Anthology of Contemporary British Prose Poetry (Cinnamon Press). She is currently working on her first collection.