Agent: Donald Winchester
Abi Curtis writes fiction, poetry and critical essays and is head of Creative Writing at York St John University. She received a Somerset Maugham Award in 2013 and an Eric Gregory Award in 2004 for her two collections of poetry (UNEXPECTED WEATHER and THE GLASS DELUSION (both published by Salt)). Her poetry has also appeared in the London Review of Books as well as numerous other publications. She is particularly inspired by work which crosses disciplines, and in collaborations with visual artists, scientists, environmentalists and musicians. She has written on psychoanalysis, squids, frescoes, poltergeists and bees.
Her first novel WATER & GLASS was published by Cloud Lodge Books in November 2017.
As well as her personal account, Abi also tweets at York St John Creative Writing.