Bob Beagrie lives in Middlesbrough and is a senior lecturer in Creative Writing at Teesside University. He has published seven collections of poetry, including most recently Leasungspell (Smokestack, 2016). His work has appeared in many journals and anthologies and has been translated into ten languages. Beagrie is co-director of Ek Zuban Press and Literature Development and is a founder member of the experimental poetry and music collective Project Lono.
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