• Sampson, Ana

    Ana Sampson grew up in Kent and studied English Literature at the University of Sheffield. After a career in publishing PR, she went on to edit her first anthology I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud (Michael O’Mara Books, 2009) which was the third best-selling poetry title of that year. Since then she has edited a number of highly-acclaimed anthologies, including most recently She is Fierce (Pan MacMillan, 2018).  Ana has appeared on television and radio discussing books and reading, and is a passionate advocate of the anthology form.

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"Candlestick’s website is enticing and you might find yourself buying pamphlets of poems about puddings and bicycles..."Erica Wagner
The Times