The Writers of Wales Database

POSTER, JEM

Jem PosterJem Poster is Professor and Director of Creative Writing at the Department of English, University of Wales Aberystwyth. He has won first prize in both the Cardiff International Poetry Competition and the Peterloo Poets Open Poetry Competition, as well as one of the Arts Council’s Writing Awards in respect of his new novel Rifling Paradise (Sceptre, 2006). He is a regular reviewer of new fiction for The Guardian.

Selected Publications:
George Crabbe: Selected Poetry (Carcanet, 1986)
The Thirties Poets (Open University Press, 1993)
By Some Other Route (Mandeville Press, 1994)
Brought to Light (Bloodaxe, 2001)
Courting Shadows (Sceptre, 2002)
Rifling Paradise (Sceptre, 2006)