Caleb Parkin

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Caleb Parkin, Bristol City Poet 2020 – has poems in the Guardian, The Rialto, The Poetry Review and was guest poet on BBC Radio 4’s Poetry Please. He won second prize in the National Poetry Competition 2016, first in the Winchester Poetry Prize 2017 and various other shortlists. He tutors for Poetry Society, Poetry School, Cheltenham Festivals, First Story and holds an MSc in Creative Writing for Therapeutic Purposes (CWTP). From 2023, he’s a practice-as-research PhD candidate at University of Exeter, as part of RENEW Biodiversity. Publications: Wasted Rainbow (tall-lighthouse, 2021), This Fruiting Body (Nine Arches Press, 2021), All the Cancelled Parties (collected City Poet commissions, 2022) and The Coin (Broken Sleep Books, 2022).