Graham Mort

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Following a length freelance career, Graham Mort is now Professor of Creative Writing and Transcultural Literature at Lancaster University, where he directs the Centre for Transcultural Writing & Research. He has worked extensively in sub-Saharan Africa, developing research and new writing through the Crossing Borders and Radiophonics projects, funded by the British Council. He writes short fiction, BBC radio drama and poetry, and his literary awards include a major Eric Gregory award for his first book of poems, 'A Country on Fire', (Litttlewood Press 1979), The Bridport Prize for Short Fiction, 2007, and the Edge Hill prize for his collection of short fiction 'Touch' (Seren 2010). 'Visibility: New and Selected Poems', appeared from Seren in 2007. 'Cusp', his latest book of poems, was published by Seren in 2011.
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