Author’s photo: Robert Peet.
Mark Pajak was born in Merseyside. He has written for The BBC, The Guardian, The London Review of Books, Poetry London, The North, The Rialto and Magma. He has been commended in the National Poetry Competition, awarded first place in The Bridport Prize and has also received a Northern Writers’ Award, an Eric Gregory Award and an UNESCO international writing residency. His first pamphlet, Spitting Distance, was selected by Carol Ann Duffy as a Laureate’s Choice and is published with smith|doorstop.
Author Photographs taken by Robert Peet.
National Poetry Competition 40th Anniversary:
Kings Place, London 2019
Carol Ann Duffy, Keith Hutson and Mark Pajak:
Edinburgh Book Festival, Edinburgh 2018
The Echo Chamber:
BBC Radio 4, 2017
T.S. Eliot Memorial Reading:
The British Library, London 2017
Carol Ann Duffy and Mark Pajak:
Kings Hall theatre, Ilkley 2016
Poets and Players:
Whitworth Gallery, Manchester 2016
The Poetry Society Presents:
The Bluecoat, Liverpool 2015