Paul Deaton

Paul Deaton was born in London and raised in Wales. He was runner-up in the Arvon International Poetry Competition 2010 and winner of the SaveAs Writers International Poetry Prize 2016. His work appears regularly in The Spectator, is included in York Notes for GCSE study guides and is featured in various magazines and anthologies including PN Review, The London Magazine, The Dark Horse. A novel started on his MLiTT at Glasgow University was recently finished. A keen runner, he has a first degree in psychology, works freelance in publishing and is a counsellor in training in Bristol.

A Watchful Astronomy (forthcoming from Seren, October 2017) is his debut collection, and a Poetry Book Society Recommendation.

 

 

 

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Author Events

Thursday 28th November, 19:00
Exeter

Paul Deaton will be reading at Exeter’s poetry platform 'Uncut Poets'. Paul's work appears regularly in The Spectator and is featured in various magazines and anthologies including PN Review, The London Magazine. His collection A Watchful Astronomy (Seren 2017) was a Poetry Book Society Recommendation. Also reading will be Veronica Aaronson. Admission: £5/£3. For further information and to book visit: www.exeterphoenix.org.uk