Jane Yeh was born in America and educated at Harvard University. She holds master’s degrees from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and the Manchester Writing School at MMU. Her first full-length collection, Marabou, was published by Carcanet in 2005 and shortlisted for the Whitbread, Forward, and Aldeburgh Festival poetry prizes. Her chapbook, Teen Spies, was published in 2003 by Metre Editions. Her acclaimed second collection, The Ninjas, was published by Carcanet in 2012. Currently Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing at Kingston University, she also teaches residential courses for the Arvon Foundation and writes on books, theatre, fashion, and sport for publications including The Times Literary SupplementPoetry ReviewTime Out, and The Village Voice. She has been the recipient of an Academy of American Poets Prize, a New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship, and a residency at Yaddo. She lives in London. 

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