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Alex Wong

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  • Alex Wong is a literary scholar living in Cambridge, where he is currently a Research Fellow of St John’s College. His critical book, The Poetry of Kissing in Early Modern Europe, is published by D. S. Brewer (2017), and his studies of English literature have appeared in various periodicals. Poems Without Irony, a first collection of his own verse, was published by Carcanet in 2016, and for Carcanet Classics (formally the Fyfield series) he has also edited the Selected Verse of Algernon Charles Swinburne (2015).
    '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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