• Sheard, James

    James Sheard (b. 1962) was born in Cyprus and spent his childhood abroad, mainly in Singapore and Germany. He is the author of three collections of poetry, all published by Jonathan Cape: Scattering Eva (2005), shortlisted for the Forward Prize for Best First Collection, Dammtor (2010) and The Abandoned Settlements (2017) which was shortlisted for the TS Eliot Prize. He is Lecturer in Creative Writing at Keele University.

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