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Aaron Kent

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Aaron Kent is a working-class writer and publisher, and runs the Michael Marks Publishing Award winning press Broken Sleep Books. Aaron was awarded the Awen medal from the Bards of Cornwall for his poetry pamphlet The Last Hundred. His work has been praised by Gillian Clarke, J. H. Prynne, Andrew McMillan, Andre Bagoo, Vahni (Anthony Ezekiel) Capildeo, Abdul Kadeer El-Janabi, and John McCullough. His recent books include the full-length collection Angels the Size of Houses, and a collaboration with surrealist artist John Welson, Requiem for Bioluminescence. His poetry has been translated into Latvian, French, Persian, and Kernewek (Cornish).