Dr Alycia Pirmohamed
Junior Anniversary Fellow, October 2021 - July 2022
Home Institution: University of Liverpool
Project Title: Radical Landscape Poetry by Racialised Women and Non-Binary Writers in the UK
Alycia is a Canadian-born poet based in the UK. She was previously a postdoctoral Creative Writing Fellow at the University of Liverpool. In 2020, Alycia was the winner of the Edwin Morgan Poetry Award.
Alycia is the author of the chapbooks Hinge (ignitionpress), both a 2020 Poetry Book Society Pamphlet Recommendation and shortlisted for the Michael Marks Poetry Award, and Faces that Fled the Wind, selected by Camille Rankine for the 2018 BOAAT Press Chapbook Prize. In 2021, her chapbook Second Memory, a creative non-fiction piece co-authored with Pratyusha, was co-published with Baseline Press (Canada) and Guillemot Press (UK). Alycia was the winner of the 2020 Pamet River Prize and her debut poetry collection, Another Way to Split Water is forthcoming with YesYes Books (US) and Polygon Books (UK) in 2022.