Polly ClarkPolly Clark was born in Toronto in 1968 and brought up in Lancashire, Cumbria and the Borders of Scotland. In 1997 she received an Eric Gregory Award for her poetry. Her first collection Kiss (Bloodaxe) was a Poetry Book Society Recommendation. Her second collection Take Me With You is published in November and is shortlisted for the TS Eliot Prize and is a Poetry Book Society Choice. For more information go to www.pollyclark.co.uk.
Anthologies featuring Polly Clark
The stories in Ellipsis 2 demonstrate the transforming, often alienating affect a relationship can have on the individuals in it, and remind us that being next of kin isn’t always kind.
Established and award winning poets from around Britian and the UK have been asked to 'interlope' into the unknown territory of the short - most of them for the first time and each bringing with them a new, poetic perspective as well as an intuitive feel for the snapshot's hidden narratives.