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Holly Corfield Carr


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Academic Background

Before joining UEA, Holly taught at the University of Cambridge where she held a Research Fellowship in English at Murray Edwards College from 2019 to 2022 and where she completed her PhD on site-specific writing in caves in 2018. Her writing has received an Eric Gregory Award from the Society of Authors and the Frieze Writer’s Prize. Recent publications include poems in PoetryPoetry Review and the Times Literary Supplement, short fiction on Radio 4 and site-specific text installations at the Hayward Gallery, London. Two collaborative books of poetry, Indifferent Cresses and Subsong, were both published by the National Trust—one for a woodland, one for a headland—in 2018.