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First book coming soon

First book coming soon

Ian’s debut full-length collection of poetry, Zebra, is forthcoming from Nine Arches Press in April 2019.

‘Return of the discotheque dancers’, a celebration of lives lost to AIDS in the early years of the disease, was Highly Commended in the Forward Prizes for Poetry 2018.

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Readings

“Our headliner Ian Humphreys being absolutely brilliant…”

– Bad Language on Twitter (August 31, 2017)

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Christina Patterson, The Guardian

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– Mona Arshi

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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. Continue Reading

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. Continue Reading