Hannah Lowe

Scope and Content

Consists of letters and proofs relating to the published poetry works of Hannah Lowe.

Administrative / Biographical History

Hannah Lowe was born in Ilford to an English mother and Jamaican-Chinese father. She has lived in London, Brighton and Santa Cruz, California. She studied American Literature at the University of Sussex and has a Masters degree in Refugee Studies. She has worked as a teacher of literature and creative writing, and is currently studying for a PhD. Her pamphlet The Hitcher (The Rialto, 2011) was widely praised. Her first book-length collection Chick (Bloodaxe Books, 2013) is shortlisted for both the Forward Prize for Best First Collection and the Fenton Aldeburgh First Collection Prize.