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Anthony Wilson is a lecturer, poet and writing tutor. He is subject leader for PGCE Primary English at the Graduate School of Education, University of Exeter.
His books of poetry are How Far From Here is Home? (Stride, 1996), Nowhere Better Than This (Worple Press, 2002) and Full Stretch: Poems 1996-2006 (Worple Press, 2006). Riddance is forthcoming in September 2012.
His research is in the field of poetry in education. He has recently co-authored an ESRC Seminar Series bid titled Poetry Matters. His current projects include working with Bath Festivals’ The Write Team on a project about writers in schools. His recent work is on teachers’ conceptualisations of poetry teaching.
He has held writing residencies at The Poetry Society, The Times Educational Supplement, The Poetry Trust, Apples and Snakes and TateBritain. His poetry writing lesson plans can be found online at The Poetry Trust, The Poetry Archive and the Poetry Society.