about

Agnieszka Studzinska was born in Poland in 1975. She has an MA in Creative Writing from U.E.A.  She has previously worked as a freelance researcher in broadcasting, an English teacher, and an editor of a community magazine in West London. Her debut collection, Snow Calling (Salt 2010) was shortlisted for the London Festival New Poetry Award 2010. Her second collection, What Things Are (2014) is published by Eyewear Publishing. She is working on her third book, The Branches of a House, whilst studying for a practice based PhD at Royal Holloway. Her PhD explores the poet’s relationship to the image and notion of home in poetry. She is interested in how the house image is appropriated in contemporary poetry.

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photography (above) Andy Bullock (below) Polly Geal

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“This house became the house of writing” Marguerite Duras, Writing

“The world written nude is poetic” Hélène Cixous, Rootprints

“The house we were born in is an inhabited house” Gaston Bachelard, The Poetics of Space

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