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Alex Wong

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  • Alex Wong was born in London and now lives in Cambridge, where he studied English literature. He received a doctoral degree for his work on Renaissance English and Latin poetry, and has published a number of critical essays. For Carcanet he has edited the Selected Verse of Algernon Charles Swinburne (2015), and some of his poems were included in the anthology New Poetries VI, published by Carcanet in the same year. He is currently a Research Fellow at St John’s College, Cambridge.
    'Possesses brilliant linguistic finesse'
    David Morley
    Awards won by Alex Wong Short-listed, 2017 Roehampton Poetry Prize Short-listed, 2017 The Seamus Heaney Centre for Poetry First Collection Prize (Poems Without Irony)
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