About Frances LevistonFrances Leviston (born 1982, in Edinburgh) is a British poet. She won the Eric Gregory Award, for poets under 30 years of age, in 2006. Her first collection, Public Dream, was published by Picador in 2007 and shortlisted for the T. S. Eliot Prize. Her second collection, Disinformation, also from Picador, was published in February 2015. Leviston's short story Broderie Anglaise was shortlisted for the BBC National Short Story Award 2015 and broadcast on BBC Radio. She read English at St Hilda’s College, Oxford, and has an MA in Writing from Sheffield Hallam University. In 2020 she published her first novel, The Voice in My Ear.
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