Anna Meryt



Anna Meryt


Anna Meryt has been writing poetry all her life and had her first poem – about the Vietnam War – published in her convent school magazine in Wales. She has had many single poems published in anthologies, including The West In Her Eye, and Her Mind's Eye (ed. Rachel Lever).  Highgate Poet's 2013 anthology is the most recent (Feb 2013).  Various other poems have been published  in poetry magazines. Two are being published in a new anthology on Love and Loss ed. RV Bailey and June Hall in 2014.

 

She has been a performance poet for many years and is a member of Highgate Poets, a very active poetry group in North London.  In 2011 she won first prize in the Lupus International poetry competition for her poem Bulawayo – about her birth place.  Her first poetry pamphlet was published last year – Heartbroke.  Dolly Mix is her second collection and is being published this month by Tambourine Press. She's been in writers' groups both prose and poetry for c. 15 years

 

She has also completed her first book – a memoir set in South Africa in the 1970s, where she lived in the 1970s titled A Hippopotamus at The Table. Have a look at her blog: http://amerytpoetryetc.blogspot.co.uk/

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