Ben Wilkinson

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Gender MALE
Location Sheffield, United Kingdom
Introduction Ben was born in Staffordshire and now lives in Sheffield, South Yorkshire. In 2014 he won the Poetry Business Competition and a Northern Writers' Award, and in 2015 he was awarded a writers' grant from Arts Council England. He is a keen distance runner, lifelong Liverpool FC fan, and he writes criticism for The Guardian, The Poetry Review and the Times Literary Supplement. He lectures at the University of Bolton. His debut collection of poems, Way More Than Luck, will be published by Seren Books in early 2018.