Blake Auden is an artist, poet and writer based in Brighton, UK. He is the author of five previous poetry collections, Tell The Birds She’s Gone, Beekeeper, The Things We Leave Behind, Murmuration, and To Drown As A Cure For Thirst.
He is a previous winner of the Button Short Form Poetry Prize, and has been shortlisted for the Mono Poetry Prize, the Black Eyes Publishing Open Poetry Prize, the AUB International Poetry Prize, and the Poetry Kit Spring Poetry Prize. He was also a judge for the Mono Poetry Prize 2023 and the Mirror Poetry Prize 2020.
His work has been featured in Forbes, Metro, The Economic Times, Book Riot, The Bookseller, Brighton Magazine, Sussex Life, and others.
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