Paul Munden

Paul Munden’s poetry first appeared in Faber’s Poetry Introduction 7. A Gregory Award winner, he has published four collections: Henderskelfe (Talking Shop, 1989), with photographs of Castle Howard by Peter Heaton; Asterisk (Smith|Doorstop, 2011), based on Shandy Hall, former home of Laurence Sterne; Analogue/Digital, New & Selected Poems (Smith|Doorstop, 2015); and The Bulmer Murder (Recent Work Press, 2017). He is Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of Canberra, where he is also Program Manager for the International Poetry Studies Institute (IPSI), running the annual Poetry on the Move festival. He is Associate Editor of Axon: Creative Explorations, and the literary journal, Meniscus. He was reader for Stanley Kubrick from 1988–98, and has been Director of the UK’s National Association of Writers in Education (NAWE) since 1994. He has worked as conference poet for the British Council and edited Feeling the Pressure: poetry and science of climate change (British Council, 2008). He has lived in Bulmer, North Yorkshire, for over 30 years, now dividing his time with work in Canberra.