Ian Duhig was born in London of Irish Catholic parents, and now lives in Leeds. He won the National Poetry Competition twice, in 1987 and 2001, and the Forward Prize for Best Poem in 2001. Named as one of the Poetry Book Society's New Generation poets, his work has also been shortlisted for the T.S. Eliot Prize.
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Former homelessness worker Ian Duhig's seventh collection of poetry The Blind Roadmaker is a PBS Spring Recommendation and shortlisted for the 2016 Forward and Roehampton Poetry Prizes. Duhig is a joint winner of a Shirley Jackson Award for short stories, a winner of the Forward Best Poem Prize, the National Poetry Competition twice and has three times been shortlisted for the TS Eliot Prize. He is currently working on a project involving refugees suffering from PTSD and their therapists. "
"'The Blind Road-Maker is a generous, smart and big-hearted book of poems, from a writer who truly values the whole of life as it is variously lived.' Ben Wilkinson, The Guardian
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The birth of language. https://t.co/2muFhUFuB4
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