David Spittle

completed a PhD on the poetry of John Ashbery and Surrealism at Newcastle University. He has published reviews in Hix Eros and to PN Review. His poetry has been published in Adjacent PineappleBlackbox Manifold, Datableed3am, Zarf, and has been translated into French by Black Herald Press. Twice shortlisted for the Melita Hume Prize (2015/2016) and included in the Best New British and Irish Poets 2016 Anthology (Eyewear Press), his debut collection, All Particles and Waves is forthcoming with Eyewear Press (October 2018). In addition to poetry, he has written the libretti to three operas, and in 2014 was commissioned to write a song cycle for the Bergen National Opera, since performed internationally.