Marianne Burton’s pamphlet The Devil’s Cut was a Poetry Book Society Choice. Her collection She Inserts The Key (Seren) was shortlisted for the Forward First Collection Prize 2013. Her poetry has appeared in The Poetry Review, Poetry Wales, Poetry Ireland, the TLS, Independent, Guardian and Sunday Times, and been featured on Radio Four’s Poetry Please. She has won prizes in the Bridport, Cardiff, Mslexia, and TLS poetry competitions. She lives in the Welland Valley and London.