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Name  Sally Read

Role  Poet
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Books  The Day Hospital: A Poem for, The Point of Splitting, Broken Sleep

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Sally Read (born 1971 in Suffolk) is a British poet and former psychiatric nurse.


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Early life and education

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Read received a BA from Open University and then an MA from the University of South Dakota.

Work and awards

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Read shared the Eric Gregory Award in 2001. Her first collection, The Point of Splitting, was shortlisted for the Jerwood-Aldeburgh First Collection prize. A selection of her works, Punto della Rottura, is also available in Italian.

Religious and personal life

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A lifelong atheist, Read converted to Catholicism in 2010. She wrote a book about her conversion experience, Night's Bright Darkness.

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Read is poet in residence at The Hermitage of the Three Holy Hierarchs, which is an eparchial-rite form of consecrated life under the jurisdiction of Bishop Bryan Bayda, the Eparch of Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of Saskatoon. Fr. Gregory Hrynkiw, of the group, played a role in her conversion.

Read lives with her husband and daughter in Santa Marinella.


  • The Point of Splitting (2005)
  • Broken Sleep (2009)
  • The Day Hospital (2012)
  • Night's Bright Darkness (2016)
  • References

    Sally Read Wikipedia

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