Faculty reading from the Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing's "Desert Nights, Rising Stars Writers Conference"
Introduction by Michele Poulos
March 3-6, 2011
ASU, Tempe campus
Tiffany Atkinson is a lecturer in English and Creative Writing at Aberystwyth University. Atkinson has toured widely in Eastern Europe for the British Council, leading both writers’ workshops and academic seminars. In 2000 Atkinson won the Ottakar’s and Faber National Poetry Competition, and in 2001, the Cardiff Academi International Poetry Competition. Her poems have been published widely in journals and anthologies, and her first collection, Kink and Particle (Seren, 2006), was a Poetry Book Society Recommendation, shortlisted for the Glen Dimplex New Writer’s Award 2007 and winner of the Jerwood Aldeburgh First Collection Prize (2007).