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Jenny Mitchell

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Jenny Mitchell won the Gregory O’Donoghue Prize in 2023 for a single poem, and the Poetry Book Awards 2021 for her second collection, Map of a Plantation, which is on the syllabus at Manchester Metropolitan University. The prize-winning debut collection, Her Lost Language, is One of 44 Poetry Books for 2019 (Poetry Wales), and her latest collection, Resurrection of a Black Man, contains three prize-winning poems and is featured on the US podcast Poetry Unbound.

Jenny has facilitated numerous creative writing workshops at The British Museum, the Barbican Library etc, and has just been made Poet-in-Residence at Sussex University.