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Rebecca Hurst

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Books by this author: The Iron Bridge
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  • Rebecca Hurst is a writer, opera-maker, illustrator and researcher based in Greater Manchester. Her poetry has appeared in various magazines and anthologies, including Carcanet’s New Poetries VIII. She is the author of a poetry pamphlet, The Fox’s Wedding (Emma Press, 2022). Rebecca has a PhD from the University of Manchester, and is co-founder of the Voicings Collective, an ensemble that devises new music theatre, and teaches creative writing in schools, universities, museums, and the community.
    Praise for Rebecca Hurst 'One of the great pleasures of these poems is the way in which Parson's Wood is intimately known through such precisely placed language.'
    Judith Willson
    'Rebecca Hurst writes as a naturalist, a daughter rolled up into dirt like a woodlouse, a mother, the forest, a snowy singer. She's my favourite unreliable narrator. Words are good but touch is better. Take The Iron Bridge. She'll let you walk ahead. Be pinched by the links. Take a scalding sip. Be magicked back to life.'
    Carol Mavor
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