Claire Dyer

Claire Dyer is a novelist and poet from Reading, Berkshire. Her poetry collection, Eleven Rooms is published by Two Rivers Press. She is working on a further collection for publication in 2016. Her novels,The Moment and The Perfect Affair and her short story Falling for Gatsby are published by Quercus. She has an MA in Creative Writing from Royal Holloway, University of London and teaches creative writing for Bracknell & Wokingham College. In 2015, Claire won the Torriano Poetry Competition, was joint winner of the Bath Short Poem competition, and was commended in The Poetry Society’s Stanza Competition with her poem ‘In the Very Dark’. In 2016, she won the Charles Causley Poetry Prize. She also runs Fresh Eyes, an editorial and critiquing service. Her website is