Anita Pati

poet and writer

Hiding to Nothing shortlisted for the Jhalak Prize 2023

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More details here: https://www.jhalakprize.com/the-prize

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Debut collection Hiding to Nothing published spring 2022

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Published by Pavilion Poetry at Liverpool University Press and available at online retailers https://www.liverpooluniversitypress.co.uk/doi/book/10.3828/9781800854826 Testimonials and reviews ‘Vivid, polyvocal and excoriating, Pati’s poems find an exquisite musicality and a deep sorcery of imagery and momentum. Hiding to Nothing is a humane, fierce, original and uncompromising debut from a major new voice in British poetry.’ Fiona […]

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Rapturous Rupture

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Published on the Poetry Review website summer 2021

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Spring/Summer 2021 Poetry Review, Times Literary Supplement poems etc

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This year I’ve been lucky enough to have poems published in Poetry Review summer issue (Mr Octopus for Preemies)https://ypn.poetrysociety.org.uk/poets/anita-pati, The Times Literary Supplement (Domestic – https://www.the-tls.co.uk/articles/domestic-original-poem-anita-pati/, Lighthouse Journal (Those first days), Butcher’s Dog (The Swing, Walking Meditation with Mountain Fig) and The Rialto (how many of us never call it?).

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Crossed Lines project

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At some point during the pandemic, I think May 2020, my poem Routed was published as part of the Crossed Lines/Dial-a-Poem project. You can read Routed here: https://crossedlines.co.uk/routed/and more about the project here: https://crossedlines.co.uk

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Dodo Provocateur shortlisted for the 2019 Michael Marks pamphlet award

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So happy for Dodo to have been on this list along with amazing poets. https://www.the-tls.co.uk/articles/critical-friends/

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Dodo Provocateur available to buy!

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It’s officially out and available to buy here off the Rialto Magazine website… Dodo Provocateur  

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Winning the Rialto Pamphlet Competition

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Finally, after years, my orphan poems should be going into a pamphlet called Dodo Provocateur. Publication later this year. (Sorry for the alignment.)   https://www.therialto.co.uk/pages/2019/05/28/the-rialto-pamphlet-competition-result/                                                              […]

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Winning the inaugural Women’s Poetry Prize

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A total shock but a very nice one – I won this inaugural prize in November 2018 which hopefully means I can finally finish my pamphlet manuscript. Some publicity about it: https://www.theguardian.com/books/2018/oct/31/women-poets-prize-reveals-first-three-winners   https://www.thebookseller.com/news/first-winners-inaugural-women-poets-prize-revealed-883376   https://publishingperspectives.com/2018/11/uk-inaugural-women-poets-prize-winners-begin-mentored-programs/

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My poem ‘Dodo Provocateur’ in Poetry Review

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My poem ‘Dodo Provocateur’ is in this summer’s Poetry Review. I feel very honoured.  

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