Sasha Dugdale is a poet, translator and editor. She has published four collections of poetry, most recently Joy (Carcanet, 2017). Joy’s title poem was recipient of the Forward Prize for Best Single Poem in 2016. ‘Joy’ is a monologue in the voice of William Blake’s wife Catherine, exploring the creative partnership between the artist and his wife, and the nature of female creativity.
Sasha Dugdale has received a Cholmondeley Award for her poetry. She was editor of Modern Poetry in Translation 2012-2017 and co-editor of the international anthology, Centres of Cataclysm (Bloodaxe, 2016).
She lives and works in Sussex.