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Rosalind Hudis is a poet, editor, reviewer and creative writing tutor, living near Tregaron in West Wales. She has been writing full-time since 2009 when she undertook an MA in Creative and Script Writing at University of Wales Trinity St David’s. This was followed by a PhD in Creative Writing at Aberystwyth University ( 2014 – 2017 ). Her poems and reviews have been widely published in journals and magazines, including Agenda, Dead Ink, Envoi, Ink, Sweat and Tears, Manhattan Review, Magma, New Welsh Review, Planet Magazine, Poetry London, Poetry Review, Poetry Salzburg Review, Poetry Wales, Stand Magazine, The Interpreter’s House, The Lampeter Review, The Lonely Crowd, Wales Arts Review. She is the author of two poetry collections, a pamphlet, Terra Ignota ( Rack Press 2013 ) and Tilt ( Cinnamon Press 2014 ) which was written with the help of a New Writers Bursary from Literature Wales Academi ( 2013 ).
Poetry from Tilt was highly commended in the 2015 Forward Prizes for Poetry. The same year, Rosalind was nominated for a Pushcart Prize by Manhattan Review. In 2017 she became a Hawthornden Fellow. She has worked as a visiting lecturer at University of Wales Trinity St David’s and also been employed there to provide writing surgeries for students on the degree prorammes in creative writing. She has mentored for Cinnamon Press, and also offers private mentoring to poets.
Rosalind has won a variety of prizes and commendations for her work, including a commendation the National Poetry Competition ( 2011 ), highly commended in 2012 Poetry London Competition, third prize in the 2013 Magma Poetry Competition, runner up in the 2014 and 2016 Aesthetica Creative Writing Competition, runner up in the 2014 Dylan Thomas International Poetry Prize, highly commended and also second prize in the 2014 Cinnamon Press Single Poem Competition, and first prize in the 2015 Cinnamon Press Single Poem Competition.
Terra Ignota ( Rack Press 2013 )
Tilt ( Cinnamon Press 2014 )
Comment on Tilt:
precise and ambitious imagery that lifts the poems away from ordinary subjects and gives them new life, imbued with the history and sense of place of their surroundings, yet always grounded within a carefully-crafted narrative.
Selected Reviews of Tilt:
By Kathy Miles in Wales Arts Review, May 2015
By Ian Pople in The North, July 2015
By Alicia Byrne Keane in New Welsh Review, February 2015
By Claire Crowther Poetry Wales, Spring 2015
Sample of review by Rosalind Hudis:
House of Small Absences by Anne-Marie Fyfe ( Seren 2015 ).
Planet 222 – read review.
Rosalind at Twitter: https://twitter.com/roshudis