Rhiannon Hooson

Dr Rhiannon Hooson is a Welsh poet and author.  She has won major awards for her work, including an Eric Gregory Award from the Society of Authors, and her first book, The Other City (Seren, 2016), was shortlisted for the Wales Book of the Year award. She has performed at literature festivals across the UK, and her work has been featured in the Guardian, Magma, and Poetry Wales among others. In the last few years, she has been a Literature Wales bursary recipient, a Hay Festival Writer at Work, poetry editor of Creative Countryside magazine, and the judge of the PENfro festival poetry competition. She has a PhD in poetry from the University of Lancaster, and spent time living and working in Cumbria and Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, before settling in the Welsh marches. 

Goliat, her second collection, will be released in October 2022 from Seren.


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