Deryn Rees-Jones

Deryn Rees-Jones is an Anglo Welsh poet and critic. She undertook doctoral research on women poets at Birkbeck College, London, and now lectures at Liverpool University. She has published several collections of poetry including The Memory Tray (Seren, 1994), shortlisted for the Forward Prize for Best First Collection, and more recently Burying the Wren (Seren, 2012), which was a Poetry Book Society Recommendation and shortlisted for the T S Eliot Prize. And You, Helen (Seren, 2014), a collaboration with the artist Charlotte Hodes, explores the life of Helen Thomas, wife of the poet Edward Thomas.