Pascale Petit was commended in the National Poetry Competition 2012. Her sixth collection Fauverie was shortlisted for the 2014 T.S. Eliot Prize. Five poems from the book won the Manchester Poetry Prize. Her fifth collection What the Water Gave Me: Poems after Frida Kahlo was shortlisted for both the T.S. Eliot Prize and Wales Book of the Year, and was a Book of the Year in The Observer. She has had four books shortlisted for the T.S. Eliot Prize and selected as Books of the Year in The Times Literary Supplement, The Independent and The Observer. She tutors courses at Tate Modern and for the Poetry School.