Batchelor was born in Northumbria.
His debut collection, To Photograph a Snow Crystal, was a prize-winner in the Smith Doorstop pamphlet competition, and his earliest full-length collection, The Sinking Road, was shortlisted for the Jerwood Aldeburgh First Collection Prize and the Glen Dimplex First Collection Prize in 2008.
- 2011 Arthur Welton Award (from the Arthur Welton Foundation)
- 2010 Arts Council Bursary
- 2009 The Times Stephen Spender Prize for Translation
- 2009 Edwin Morgan International Poetry Competition
- 2009 Writer of the Year (Journal Culture Awards)
- 2008 Jerwood-Aldeburgh Best First Collection Prize (shortlist)
- 2008 Glen Dimplex Best First Collection Prize (shortlist)
- 2005 Poetry Business Prize
- 2004 Andrew Waterhouse Award (from New Writing North)
- 2003 Eric Gregory Award
Except where noted, award information courtesy Paul Batchelor.
- Fighting in the Captain's Tower (with J.P. Nosbaum). Syderstone, UK: Hawthorn, 2002.
- To Photograph a Snow Crystal. Smith/Doorstop 2006.
- The Sinking Road. Tarset, Northumberland, UK: Bloodaxe, 2008.
- The Love Darg. Thame, UK: Clutag Press, 2014.
- Reading Barry McSweeney. Tarset, Northumberland, UK: Bloodaxe, 2013.
See also Edit
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 1.2 Biography,Paul Batchelor.co.uk. Web, Dec. 25, 2013.
- ↑ Saturday 16th March, 2.30 – 4.00 pm Poetry by Paul Batchelor and Frances Leviston; music by Sam Andreae, Corey Mwamba and Seth Bennett, Poets & Players. Web, Dec. 25, 20313.
- ↑ 3.0 3.1 3.2 Paul Batchelor (b. 1977), The Poetry Archive. Web, Dec. 25, 2013.
- ↑ Paul Batchelor, Poetry Society. Web, Aug. 28, 2015.
- ↑ Search results = au:Paul Batchelor, WorldCat, OCLC Online Computer Library Center Inc. Web, Aug. 27, 2015.
- Audio / video
- Paul Batchelor (b. 1977) at The Poetry Archive
- Paul Batchelor at YouTube
- Paul Batchelor at Poets & Players
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