Ian Humphreys - Ian Humphreys Poet

Ian lives in West YorkshireIan Humphreys Poet and began writing poetry and prose in 2013. His work has been published in magazines such as Ambit, Butcher’s Dog, Ink Sweat & Tears, Poetry News, Prole and The Rialto. He has won awards in several UK poetry competitions including first prize in the Hamish Canham Prize and PENfro. Ian is a Complete Works III fellow and holds an MA in Creative Writing from the Manchester Writing School. Read More

Hamish Canham Prize

Hamish Canham Prize

Ian Humphreys is the winner of the Hamish Canham Prize 2016 with his poem ‘Zebra on East 55th and 3rd’. “Several members of the panel selected it as their first choice in a strong field,” said Carole Satyamurti. Read More

Complete Works III

Complete Works III

The Complete Works III is a national development programme for advanced BAME poets. The initiative has been running since 2008 and a new intake of Complete Works fellows is selected every four years. In 2016, Ian Humphreys was one of ten poets chosen for the programme. Read More

Ian Humphreys - Ian Humphreys Poet

‘A rollicking journey through time and landscape… dynamic and precise imagery’

Clare Shaw on third prize-winning poem ‘Nora and the Flood’.

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