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Amanda Dalton

Amanda Dalton is a poet and playwright. Her poetry collections How To Disappear and Stray are published by Bloodaxe Books; she has a forthcoming pamphlet, Notes on Water, with Smith Doorstop and a full length new collection in development with Bloodaxe.

She also writes for theatre including commissions from Manchester’s Royal Exchange and Sheffield theatres, and writes extensively for BBC Radio 4 and 3. She is a Royal Literary Fund Fellow and a visiting lecturer in the Writing School at Manchester Metropolitan University. Her website is at