Pascale Petit lives in Cornwall, UK. Her sixth collection Fauverie (Seren, 2014) was her fourth to be shortlisted for the UK’s T.S. Eliot Prize and won the Manchester Poetry Prize. Her books have been chosen as Books of the Year in the Times Literary Supplement, Independent and Observer. She is the recipient of a 2015 Cholmondeley Award. Bloodaxe Books will publish her seventh collection Mama Amazonica in 2017.