- Other Finalists -
Ashleigh Young is an editor, essayist, and poet. Her first collection of poetry, Magnificent Moon, was published by Victoria University Press in 2012, and recent work appears in Sport, The Griffith Review, Five Dials, and Tell You What. She co-teaches a workshop in science writing at Victoria University with science writer Rebecca Priestley, and she blogs, mostly about cycling, at eyelashroaming.com. Ashleigh is based in Wellington.
Alice Miller’s first book The Limits was published by Auckland University Press and Shearsman in 2014. She is a graduate of the International Institute of Modern Letters and the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. Last year she was a Grimshaw Sargeson Fellow, a Visiting Writer at Massey University, and a resident at the Michael King Centre. She is based in Vienna.
2015 Guest Judge
Vona Groarke was born and raised in Ireland. She publishes in the United States with Wake Forest University Press and in Ireland with The Gallery Press. She is the author of six collections of poetry, including X (2014) and Juniper Street (2006). The current editor of Poetry Ireland Review, she teaches poetry at the University of Manchester.
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