Julia Copus and Greta Stoddart at Exeter Poetry Festival
Greta’s first collection At Home in the Dark (Anvil) won the Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize. Her second collection Salvation Jane was shortlisted for the Costa Book Award 2008. She lives in East Devon where she teaches for the Poetry School in Exeter and Bridport
Julia Copus’s publications include The Shuttered Eye (1995) which was shortlisted for the Forward Prize for Best First Collection, and In Defence of Adultery (2003), both Poetry Book Society Recommendations. Her work has won many prizes, including an Eric Gregory Award, an Arts Council of England Writer’s Award, and a Hawthornden Fellowship.