Sarah Howe was born in Hong Kong in 1983. She won an Eric Gregory Award from the Society of Authors in 2010. Her first collection, Loop of Jade, is published by Chatto & Windus in May 2015. She is the founding editor of Prac Crit, a journal of poetry and criticism. Her poems have appeared widely in British magazines including Poetry Review, PN Review and Poetry London, in anthologies such as The Salt Book of Younger Poets and Dear World & Everyone In It, and on BBC Radio 3 & 4. She has performed her work at events across the country, from the Ledbury Poetry Festival to the Royal Festival Hall. In 2015-16, she will be based at the Radcliffe Institute, Harvard.
Sarah was a Poetry Society Young Poet of the Year in 2000, and judged the 2015 National Poetry Competition.