“If she cries it’s only because she wants something. / She can’t yet comprehend the magnitude of grief / so it is not selfish like when you cry.”
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About Holly Hopkins
Holly Hopkins’s debut pamphlet, Soon Every House Will Have One, won the Poetry Business Pamphlet Competition and Poetry Book Society Pamphlet Choice. Hopkins has received an Eric Gregory Award and a Hawthornden Fellowship. She now manages the Forward Prizes for Poetry and has been an assistant editor of The Rialto. Holly Hopkins was shortlisted for the 2018 Women Poets’ Prize.
The Foyle Young Poets’ Recording took place on 23rd October 2018 at the Soundhouse Studio, Acton, West London.
Poems by Holly Hopkins
Explanation For Those Who Don’t Know Love - Holly Hopkins
Featured in the Archive
Books by Holly Hopkins
Soon Every House Will Have One
Women Poets’ Prize (shortlisted)
Poetry Books Society Pamphlet Choice - Soon Every House Will Have One
Eric Gregory Award