Home » Clashes and Collisions » Biography | Alison Fell

Biography | Alison Fell

Scottish poet Alison Fell, © Ivan Coleman

Biography

  • Born in Dumfries, 1944
  • Scottish poet and novelist
  • Graduated from Edinburgh Art University
  • Wrote for Scotland Magazine
  • Moved to London in 1970, founded Women’s Street Theatre Group
  • In 1998 she held the School of English and American Studies Writing Fellowship at the University of East Anglia.
  • In 2003 her play Mapping the Edge was adapted to BBC Radio 3.

Works

  • 2005 Lightyear, photographs by Ivan Coleman, Smokestack Books
  • 2003 Tricks of the Light, Doubleday
  • 1999 The Mistress of Lilliput, Doubleday
  • 1997 Dreams, Like Heretics: New and Selected Poems, Serpent’s Tail
  • 1995 Shouting It Out: Stories from Contemporary Scotland, contributor, Hodder & Stoughton Educational
  • 1994 The Pillow Boy of the Lady Onogoro, Serpent’s Tail
  • 1992 Serious Hysterics, Serpent’s Tail
  • 1991 Mer de Glace, Methuen
  • 1990 The Seven Cardinal Virtues, editor, Serpent’s Tail
  • 1988 The Seven Deadly Sins, editor, Serpent’s Tail
  • 1988 The Crystal Owl, Methuen
  • 1987 The Bad Box, Virago
  • 1984 Kisses for Mayakovsky, Virago
  • 1984 Every Move You Make, Virago
  • 1981 The Grey Dancer, Collins
  • 1980 Smile, Smile, Smile, Smile, contributor, Sheba
  • 1979 Hard Feelings, editor and illustrator, Women’s Press

Awards

  • 1991 Boardman Tasker Memorial Prize, Mer de Glace, joint winner
  • 1984 Alice Hunt Bartlett Award, Kisses for Mayakovsky
  • 2002-3 Royal Literary Fund Fellowship
Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s