Graham Mort

Graham Mort has taught for the Arvon Foundation and Taliesin Trust and was director of studies for the Open College of the Arts. He is currently professor of Creative Writing and Transcultural Literature at Lancaster University where he directs the Centre for Transcultural Writing and Research. Amongst his many awards are the Edge Hill University Short Story Prize 2011, the Bridport Prize for the short story collection Touch (Seren 2010), Cheltenham Poetry Competition first prize (twice), an Eric Gregory Award, two Duncan Lawrie prizes in the Arvon Foundation International Poetry competition and a Poetry Book Society recommendation. His latest book of poems, published by Seren in 2011, is Cusp.