Miriam Gamble

Originally from Belfast, Miriam Gamble moved to Scotland in 2010 and lectures in creative writing at the University of Edinburgh. Her first collection, The Squirrels Are Dead, was published by Bloodaxe in 2010 and won a Somerset Maugham Award; her most recent book is Pirate Music (Bloodaxe, 2014). She has also received an Eric Gregory Award, the Ireland Chair of Poetry Bursary Award and the Vincent Buckley Poetry Prize. Her third collection is creeping slowly towards completion.