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Yvonne Reddick

​Yvonne is an award winning poet and researcher

Yvonne Reddick is a poet and researcher. Her pamphlet Translating Mountains (Seren, 2017) won the MslexiaMagazine Pamphlet Competition and was selected as a favourite pamphlet of the year in the Times Literary Supplement. Her work appears in magazines such as PN Review, Stand, The North and The Compass. She has been awarded a Northern Writer’s Award, a Hawthornden Fellowship and a place on the 2017-18 Jerwood/Arvon mentoring scheme. Her book Ted Hughes: Environmentalist and Ecopoet is published by Palgrave Macmillan.

Yvonne lectures in Creative Writing at the University of Central Lancashire. She has completed classic treks and scrambles such as the Tour du Mont Blanc and the Black Cuillin. Her poetry about mountains has won a Northern Writer's Award, a commendation in the National Poetry Competition, the Poetry Society's Peggy Poole Award, and a Creative Futures Literary Award.

Translating Mountains tells the story of Yvonne's love of hiking, her father's death in the Highlands, and her determination to continue hillwalking in his memory. These poems explore risk, obsession and grief, but they also take us on an uplifting journey towards healing. 

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