Hollie McNish has published two previous collections, Papers and Cherry Pie, and one poetic memoir, Nobody Told Me. In 2016 she co-wrote the play Offside, which relates the two-hundred year history of UK womens football, and collaborated with the Dutch ensemble, the Metropole Orkest, on her second poetry album Versus. McNish tours the UK extensively, and her poetry videos have attracted millions of views worldwide. She has a keen interest in migration studies, infant health and language learning, and gives performances of her work for organisations as diverse as The Economist, MTV and UNICEF. Plum is her first collection for Picador.
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