Yvonne Reddick’s pamphlet Translating Mountains won the 2017 Mslexia Pamphlet Competition and is published by Seren. She won a Northern Writers’ Award in 2016 and was a Hawthornden Fellow in 2017. Her book Ted Hughes: Environmentalist and Ecopoet is published by Palgrave Macmillan. Her ‘day job’ involves reading Seamus Heaney’s drafts and deciphering Ted Hughes’s terrible handwriting, for a book on poetry, places and global environments. She is currently working a Jerwood/Arvon mentee for poetry and is working on a first collection. She is the winner of the 2018 Peggy Poole Award.