Pascale Petit’s eighth collection, Tiger Girl, is due from Bloodaxe in 2020. Her seventh, Mama Amazonica (Bloodaxe, 2017), won the RSL Ondaatje Prize and her sixth, Fauverie, was shortlisted for the 2014 T.S. Eliot Prize. Five poems from this 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 was commended in the National Poetry Competition 2012.