Anna Woodford’s Birdhouse (Salt, 2010) won the Crashaw Prize and featured in a Guardian article on poetry books of the year. Lauren Laverne, in Grazia, called it ‘quite, quite wonderful’. She has an Authors’ Foundation Award and Eric Gregory Award from the Society of Authors. Published in the TLS and Poetry Review among others, her poetry has appeared on 100 First York buses and in fire stations. She lives in Newcastle upon Tyne.