Meet The Writers - Martina Evans

Martina Evans


Martina Evans is an award-winning poet and novelist, the author of eleven books of prose and poetry. Burnfort Las Vegas was a finalist for the Poetry Now Award in 2015 and her latest book of poems Now We Can Talk Openly About Men is published by Carcanet in May 2018.

She has taught poetry at Birkbeck University, London Metropolitan University and University of East London as well as holding several fellowships at Queen Mary, University of London. A regular contributor to The Irish Times, she is a Royal Literary Fund Advisory Fellow and lives in London with her daughter Liadain. 

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