Dr Sarah Corbett

Lecturer

Profile

Sarah Corbett lives in Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire but she grew up in North Wales and studied at the Univeristies of Leeds, East Anglia and Manchester, where she completed her PhD in Critical and Creative Writing in 2013. She has published a verse-novel, And She Was, (Pavilion Poetry, Liverpool University Press, 2015) and three collections of poetry with Seren Books:The Red Wardrobe(1998),The Witch Bag (2002) and Other Beasts (2008).The Red Wardrobe won an Eric Gregory Award in 1997 and was shortlisted for the T.S Eliot and Forward prizes. A selection of her translation of the Dutch poet Mustafa Stitou can be found in Uit Het Hoofd/By Heart (Five Leaves Press, 2006). Sarah has just completed her first novel, The Cuckoo, long-slited for the Mslexia first novel Award. Sarah regulalry collaborates with other artists, writers and filmmakers and runs the 'poetrynites@thebookcase' monthly reading series in Hebden Bridge. She is currently touring her new book in the UK, working on a fifth colleciton of poems and a book of adult fairy tales.

At Swallow Hole
Corbett, S. 08/2016 In: Stand.
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Girl on a Tightrope
Corbett, S. 08/2016 In: Stand.
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Motorcycle Man
Corbett, S. 06/2016 In: The Manchester Review.
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The Burning Bed
Corbett, S. 06/2016 In: The Manchester Review.
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The Garden
Corbett, S. 06/2016 In: The Manchester Review.
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Women of the Tribe
Corbett, S. 06/2016 In: The Manchester Review.
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At Flint Castle
Corbett, S. 5/12/2015 In: Poetry Wales. 50, 3, p. 59. 1 p.
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Nocturne in E Major
Corbett, S. 06/2015 In: The Manchester Review.
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Where Esther Went
Corbett, S. 06/2015 In: The Manchester Review.
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And she was: a verse-novel
Corbett, S. 20/04/2015 Liverpool : Pavilion Poetry, Liverpool University Press. 78 p. ISBN: 9781781381793.
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Magical uncles
Corbett, S. 1/04/2015 In: New Welsh Review. 107, p. 59. 1 p.
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Pictures of power: sonnets and variations after John Clare
Corbett, S. 1/07/2014 In: John Clare Society Journal. p. 41-47. 7 p.
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An English walk
Corbett, S. 2012 In: The Best British Poetry 2012 . Cambridge : Salt Publishing p. n/a. ISBN: 9781907773259 .
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An English walk
Corbett, S. 2012 In: Poetry Review. 102, 1, p. n/a.
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Breaking horses
Corbett, S. 2012 In: Lung jazz. Blaenau Ffestiniog, Gwynedd : Cinnamon Press p. 46-47. 2 p. ISBN: 9781907090622 .
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Cousin Edred
Corbett, S. 2012 In: Poetry Ireland Review. 106, p. 134. 1 p.
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Is there a contemporary verse novel in the UK?
Corbett, S. 2012 In: Long Poem Magazine. n/a, 7, p. 34-36. 3 p.
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Kisses
Corbett, S. 2010 In: Identity Parade. Highgreen : Bloodaxe Books p. 101. 1 p. ISBN: 9781852248390 .
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Shame
Corbett, S. 2010 In: Identity Parade. Highgreen : Bloodaxe Books p. 100. 1 p. ISBN: 9781852248390 .
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Taking the night train
Corbett, S. 2010 In: Identity Parade. Highgreen : Bloodaxe Books p. 99. 1 p. ISBN: 9781852248390 .
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The dog's kiss
Corbett, S. 2010 In: Identity Parade. Highgreen : Bloodaxe Books p. 101. 2 p. ISBN: 9781852248390 .
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Kisses
Corbett, S. 2008 In: Women's work. Bridgend : Seren p. 267. 1 p. ISBN: 9781854114303 .
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Other beasts
Corbett, S. 2008 Bridgend : Seren. 64 p. ISBN: 9781854114662 .
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The witch bag
Corbett, S. 2002 Bridgend : Seren. 64 p. ISBN: 9781854113221 .
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The red wardrobe
Corbett, S. 1998 Bridgend : Seren. 64 p. ISBN: 9781854112163 .
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