Joanne Limburg

Scope and Content

Consists of letters and proofs relating to the published poetry works of Joanne Limburg.

Administrative / Biographical History

Joanne Limburg was born in London in 1970, and studied Philosophy at Cambridge. She has since gained an MA in Psychoanalytic Studies, and now works as an Associate Lecturer for the Open University. She won an Eric Gregory Award for her poetry in 1998, and her first book, Femenismo (Bloodaxe, 2000), was shortlisted for the Forward Prize for Best First Collection. Her second collection, Paraphernalia (Bloodaxe, 2007), was a Poetry Book Society Recommendation. Her latest book is The Woman Who Thought Too Much (Atlantic Books, 2010), a memoir about OCD, anxiety and poetry.

Related Material


Other archival material for Joanne Limburg is available at the Cambridge University Library: Department Manuscripts and University Archives.