Matthew Francis

Matthew Francis’ first collection of poetry, Blizzard (Faber, 1996), was shortlisted for the Forward First Book Prize and won the Southern Arts Literature Prize. His second, Dragons (Faber, 2001) was shortlisted for both the Forward Prize and the Welsh Book of the Year, and his poem, ‘The Ornamental Hermit’, won first prize in the TLS/Blackwell’s Poetry Competition.

Anthologies featuring Matthew Francis

Hyphen: an anthology of short stories by poets

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.