Luke Allan · poet, editor, book designer



☞  POETRY
Poems in the TLS, Magma, The Rialto, Oxford Review of Books, the anthology New Poetries VII,» and elsewhere. First place, the 2019 Charles Causley International Poetry Competition.» Second place, the 2020 Bridport Poetry Prize.» Third place, the 2019 Mick Imlah Poetry Prize» and the 2020 Poets & Players Competition.» Highly commended in The Rialto’s 2020 Nature & Place Poetry Competition» and the 2020 Poetry London Prize.»



☞  EDITING & PUBLISHING
Poetry editor at Partus Press.» Co-editor of the literary journals Pain» and Oxford Poetry.» Former managing editor at Carcanet» and deputy editor at PN Review.» Former studio manager at Studio Alec Finlay.» Co-founder of the poetry journal Butcher’s Dog.» Founder of the small press sine wave peak.» ¶  Co-judge of the 2015 Singapore Literature Prize, the 2017 PN Review Prize, and the 2018 & 2020 Hollingworth Prize. ¶  Talks and seminars for the University of Manchester, the University of Oxford, the University of Leeds, Suttungur 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 elsewhere.



☞  DESIGN
Book designer at Studio Lamont.»