Ella Frears – writing prompt

Ella Frears’ debut collection, Shine Darling, published by Offord Road Books is Shortlisted for this year’s Felix Dennis Best First Collection.  The Forward Prizes For Poetry are being announced at an event run by The British Library on October 25th at 3pm. Tickets for the event are available HERE.


Shine, Darling was a PBS Summer Recommendation and was described by Mark Waldron as ‘Uncompromising, intelligent, surprising, accessible and sharp … These lyric poems have a clarity and straightforwardness that only a special kind of attention, and a certain kind of fearlessness can achieve.’

Here Ella reads highlights from some of the poems she returned to during lockdown and offers up a prompt…

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