Kirsten Irving

Author: Kirsten Irving
Kirsten Irving was born in Lincolnshire and lives and works in London. Her debut pamphlet, What To Do, was published by Happenstance, and her first collection, Never Never Never Come Back, was published by Salt. In 2017, she published an online serial, Love Carcass, detailing an erotic affair with a beast. She won the 2011 and 2017 Live Canon International Poetry Prizes, and has been shortlisted for the Bridport Prize and commended for the Forward Prize. Her poetry has been widely anthologised, translated into Russian and Spanish, and thrown out of a helicopter. @KoftheTriffids