|Alma mater||University of Oxford|
Queen's University of Belfast
|Notable work||The Squirrels Are Dead (2010)|
Pirate Music (2014)
Miriam Gamble (born 1980) is a poet who has won several awards including the Eric Gregory Award in 2007 and the Somerset Maugham Award in 2011. She is currently living in Scotland and is a lecturer at the University of Edinburgh.
Life and career
Miriam Gamble was born in Brussels in 1980 and grew up in Belfast. She studied English Language and Literature at the University of Oxford and Modern Literary Studies at Queen's University of Belfast where she also received her phD in Form, Genre and Lyric Subjectivity in Contemporary British and Irish Poetry. She moved to Scotland in 2010 and began teaching creative writing at the University of Edinburgh in 2012.
Awards and nominations
- 2007 - Eric Gregory Award
- 2010 - Ireland Chair of Poetry Bursary Award
- 2011 - Somerset Maugham Award for The Squirrels Are Dead
- 2012 - Vincent Buckley Poetry Prize
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