Claire Collison is artist in residence at the Women’s Art Library, Goldsmiths College, London. Her poetry has been placed in the Hippocrates Prize for Poetry and Medicine 2017 (2nd) and the inaugural Resurgence Prize for ecopoetry (2nd). She was commissioned to write a new piece for Refugee Tales, which she performed at the Aldeburgh Festival, 2017. Claire is currently developing her single breasted life modelling monologue, Truth is Beauty, which she hopes to tour.
Lead image: “A blackbird landed on my garden and I cover her with my blouse” (artwork by Claire Collison)