Rachel Rooney

Rachel Rooney regularly leads poetry workshops. Her first collection The Language of Cat was longlisted for the Carnegie medal and also won the CLPE Award in 2012. Her latest collection My Life as a Goldfish is currently shortlisted for the CLPE Award.

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