Ian lives in West Yorkshire and began writing poetry and prose in 2013. His work has been widely published in magazines such as Ambit, Magma and The Rialto. He has won awards in several UK competitions including first prizes in the Poetry Society’s Hamish Canham Prize and PENfro. Ian holds an MA in Creative Writing from the Manchester Writing School and is a Complete Works fellow. In 2017, his poetry was showcased in Ten: Poets of the New GenerationRead More

In these troubled times we need more good poets than ever. Luckily I’ve seen the future of poetry – and it’s bright.

- Christina Patterson, The Guardian

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Ian has an enviable gift of finding final lines of poems, many of which are seared on the surface of my memory.

- Mona Arshi

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Readings

Readings

“Our headliner Ian Humphreys being absolutely brilliant…”
Bad Language on Twitter (August 31, 2017) Read More