Matthew Caley

his poetry book, Thirst (Slow Dancer, 1999) was Nominated for The Forward Prize for Best First Poetry Collection.  This was followed by The Scene Of My Former Triumph (Wrecking Ball, 2005); Apparently  (Bloodaxe, 2010); and Professor Glass (Donut, 2011); the latter two both being featured on BBC Radio 3’s The Verb.  He has recently read at The National Portrait Gallery — both for The Lucien Freud Memorial Readings and The Lost Prince Exhibition — and talked on ee cummings at The Royal Festival Hall as part of The Rest Is Noise Festival.  He lives and writes in London.