Harry Man won the
Stephen Spender Prize and has been a Clarissa Luard Wordsworth Trust Poet in
a TOAST poet, a Das Haus and a Hawthornden Fellow.
He is the technologist, writer and frequently a
performer in a children's theatre company
with Canadian contemporary dance choreographer
His work has been featured on BBC Radio 4, BBC
Tees and at venues and festivals
internationally including Poetry International, Rotterdam,
T-Junction, Winchester Poetry Festival and Stockton International Riverside Festival.
In 2018 his work was selected for
Poem of North by
the Northern Poetry Library.
He is currently a Royal Literary Fund Fellow at Newcastle University.
His first collection Popular Song is forthcoming from Nine Arches Press, 2024
“Tall Lighthouse has a habit of spotting talent, having
published Helen Mort's first two pamphlets. Here, Harry
Man looks a poet unique and bold enough to follow in those
footsteps. Lift is a debut pamphlet that takes off into
orbit, mixing science fiction and science fact, past and future,
with language and imagery that sparkles with life. Poems
arise from gaming platforms and social media, from time
machines and rocket ships, and are sewn with a passion and
humour by a poetic voice which displays
an endearing understanding of what it is to be human.”
- PBS Spring