| Clare Pollard|
| 1978Bolton, Greater Manchester, England.|
Master potter of Meiji Japan, The heavy‑petting zoo, Changeling, Look - Clare! Look!, Threads of Silk and Gold: Orn
University of Cambridge
Clare Pollard (born 1978, England) is a poet and playwright.
Pollard was raised in Bolton. She was educated at Turton School in Bromley Cross. She read English at Cambridge University.
At age 19 Pollard published her first poetry collection, The Heavy-Petting Zoo (Bloodaxe Books Ltd. (1997)) In 2000, Pollard won a Society of Authors Eric Gregory Award. In 2004, her play The Weather was performed at the Royal Court Theatre. In 2007, My Male Muse, a radio documentary was broadcast on BBC Radio 4. In 2009, Pollard and James Byrne edited the Bloodaxe young poets showcase titled Voice Recognition: 21 Poets for the 21st Century. Pollard has been a Royal Literary Fund Writing Fellow at Essex University. In 2013, she was the judge for the inaugural international Hippocrates Prize for Young Poets.
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