Jade Cuttle graduated from Cambridge University with First-Class Honours in Modern and Medieval Languages and Literature, and undertook an MA in Poetry at the University of East Anglia. A poet and plant-whisperer, Jade has been commissioned to write for BBC Radio 3, BBC Introducing and in association with BBC Proms. A double recipient of the Foyle Young Poet Award, Jade won 1st place in the BBC Proms’ Poetry Competition 2014. She won 2nd place in the Ledbury Poetry Festival Competition 2011 (Young Category), 3rd place in the Poetry Book Society’s National Student Poetry Competition 2013, and Gold in the 2018 Creative Future Literary Awards for her prose. Jade is also a singer-songwriter, translating metaphor into melody with debut album ‘Leaves & Lovers’. Her second album of poem-songs is due for release through Warren Records in 2019 with funding and support from PRS Foundation and Make Noise. Selected as a Ledbury Poetry Festival Emerging Critic and named Best Reviewer (Editor’s Choice) in the Saboteur Awards 2018, Jade reviews widely. Her criticism is published in the Guardian, The Times Literary Supplement, The Poetry Review, Poetry London and elsewhere. She is Deputy Poetry Editor at Ambit.

The Foyle Young Poets’ Recording took place on 23rd October 2018 at the Soundhouse Studio, Acton, West London.

Poems by Jade Cuttle

Witness of, not survivor of - Jade Cuttle
Heart of litter - Jade Cuttle
The miracle of mould - Jade Cuttle

Books by Jade Cuttle



1st place in the BBC Proms’ Poetry Competition 2014

Prize website

Gold in the Creative Future Literary Awards

Prize website

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