Tiffany Atkinson

Scope and Content

Consists of letters and proofs relating to the published poetry works of Tiffany Atkinson.

Administrative / Biographical History

Tiffany Atkinson was born in Berlin in 1972 to an army family, and has lived in Wales since moving to Cardiff to take a PhD in Critical Theory. She now lectures in English and Creative Writing at Aberystwyth University.

She won the Cardiff Academi International Poetry Competition in 2001. Her first collection, Kink and Particle (Seren, 2006), a Poetry Book Society Recommendation, won the Jerwood Aldeburgh First Collection Prize and was shortlisted for the Glen Dimplex New Writers Award. Catulla et al (Bloodaxe Books, 2011), her second collection, was shortlisted for the Roland Mathias Poetry Award (Wales Book of the Year) in 2012 and was a TLS Book of the Year. Her third collection, So Many Moving Parts, is due from Bloodaxe in 2014.