Maura Dooley’s most recent collection of poetry is The Silvering (2016). Anthologies she has edited include The Honey Gatherers: Love Poems and How Novelists Work. She was Poet-in-Residence at the Jane Austen House Museum, Chawton in 2015. Her poems from the residency are published as A Quire of Paper and she also commissioned a sister-pamphlet, in which other contemporary poets respond to the work of Jane Austen All My Important Nothings In 2014 she published a pamphlet (with Elhum Shakerifa) of work by the exiled Iranian poet Azita Ghahreman, they are now working together on a full collection to be published by Bloodaxe in 2018. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and teaches at Goldsmiths.
Words Away Salon: Poetry For Prose Writers