Caitlin Newby (USA) read for the Lifeboat Press fringe event at the 2019 John Hewitt International Summer School, alongside Scott McKendry.
Caitlin was born in Los Angeles and has PhD from the Seamus Heaney Centre, Queen’s University Belfast. She has had poems and translations published in Ambit, Gorse, Oxford Poetry and Poetry Ireland Review. In 2018 she was shortlisted for The White Review Poet’s Prize and in 2019 was named the inaugural Bookfinders Chair in Creative Writing at the Seamus Heaney Centre. Her pamphlet, Ceremony, was published by Lifeboat Press in 2019. Caitlin has returned to America but remains Poetry Editor for The Tangerine, a magazine of new writing based in Belfast.
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