Clare Pollard

Clare Pollard has published five collections of poetry with Bloodaxe, most recently Incarnation, and a pamphlet The Lives of the Female Poets, published by Bad Betty Press. Her play The Weather premiered at the Royal Court Theatre, and her translation of Ovid’s Heroines became a one-woman show that she toured with Jaybird Live Literature. Her latest book is a non-fiction title, Fierce Bad Rabbits: The Tales Behind Children’s Picture Books, and her novel Delphi is forthcoming in Summer 2022.


Forward Prizes History:

  • 2022 Forward Prizes for Best Single Poem, shortlisted for, ‘Pollen’ (Bad Lilies)