Phoebe Power

People's Landscapes poet, Durham Coast

Phoebe Power - People's Landscapes poet
A close up of poet Phoebe Power smiling into the camera

Newcastle-born Phoebe Power's debut poetry collection, Shrines of Upper Austria (Carcanet, 2018) was awarded the Forward Prize for Best First Collection and was shortlisted for the T.S. Eliot Prize. She has collaborated with other artists on projects including a live performance of her pamphlet Harp Duet (Eyewear, 2016), and Christl, a video installation involving poetry, visual art and sound. Phoebe received a Northern Writers’ Award in 2014 and an Eric Gregory Award from the Society of Authors in 2012.

You can download Phoebe's work, commissioned by New Writing North for the National Trust's People's Landscapes programme, here Phoebe Power People's Landscapes 2019 Durham Book Festival (PDF / 0.2939453125MB) download and discover more about her at