Luke Allan · poet, editor, designer

Poems in the TLS, Oxford Poetry, Magma, The Rialto, Oxford Review of Books, the anthology New Poetries VII, and elsewhere. A pamphlet, minimum soft exchange, was published by Miel in 2016. First place in the 2019 Charles Causley International Poetry Competition.» Third place in the 2019 Mick Imlah Poetry Prize.» Third place in the 2020 Poets & Players Competition.» Longlisted for the 2019 National Poetry Competition.»

Poetry editor at Partus Press. Co-editor of the literary magazines Pain and Oxford Poetry. Former managing editor at Carcanet and deputy editor at PN Review. Former studio manager at Studio Alec Finlay. Founder of the small press sine wave peak. ¶  Judge for the 2015 Singapore Literature Prize, the 2017 PN Review Prize, and the 2018 Hollingworth Prize. ¶  Talks and seminars for the University of Manchester, the University of Oxford, the University of Leeds, the University of Edinburgh, and Ledbury Poetry Festival. Poetry readings at Enemies (London), Ceasura (Edinburgh), The Other Room (Manchester), Sussex Poetry Festival, Durham Book Festival, and others.

Chief designer at Studio Lamont. Recent book covers for Crispin Best (Hello), Anthony Burgess (On the Novel), and Kristín Ómarsdóttir (Waitress in Fall).