Jack Underwood

Jack Underwood is a poet, writer and critic, based in London. His debut collection of poems Happiness was published by Faber in 2015 and was winner of the Somerset Maugham Award. His work has appeared in The Poetry Review, Poetry LondonFive Dials, PracCritNew Statesman, The Observer, TLS, PoetryThe White Review and Tate etc., as well as internationally, and in translation. He has collaborated with artists, composers and musicians, including work for radio and opera, and he is a senior lecturer in English and Creative Writing at Goldsmiths College, University of London. Alongside poetry and essays, he is currently writing a non-fiction book, Not Even This, about poetic language, knowledge and uncertainty. 


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