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Seni Seneviratne | Bloodaxe Books

Seni Seneviratne, a writer of English and Sri Lankan heritage, is published by Peepal Tree Press, with books including Wild Cinnamon and Winter Skin (2007), The Heart of It (2012), and Unknown Soldier (2019). Unknown Soldier is a Poetry Book Society Recommendation, a National Poetry Day Choice and was highly commended in the Forward Poetry Prizes 2020. She has been widely published in several anthologies and magazines, most recently in 100 Queer Poems (Penguin), Where We Find Ourselves (Arachne Press), Wretched Strangers (Boiler House Press), The Rialto and New England Review. She has collaborated with filmmakers, visual artists, musicians and digital artists and is one of ten commissioned writers on the Colonial Countryside Project. She is a fellow of the Complete Works programme for diversity and quality in British Poetry, with work included in Ten: new poets from Spread the Word, ed. Bernardine Evaristo & Daljit Nagra (Bloodaxe Books, 2010). She is currently working on an LGBTQ project with Sheffield Museums entitled Queering the Archive and completing her fourth collection which will be published by Peepal Tree Press in autumn 2023. Seni Seneviratne is co-editor with Vidyan Ravinthiran and Shash Trevett of the anthology Out of Sri Lanka (Bloodaxe Books, 2023), a Poetry Book Society Special Commendation. For more information see

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