Phoebe Stuckes is a writer from West Somerset. A four time winner of the Foyle Young Poet of The Year Award and a Barbican Young Poet, she has performed at the Southbank Centre, Waterstones Trafalgar Square, Wenlock Poetry Festival and she was the Ledbury Festival young poet in residence in 2015. She has also appeared on The Verb on BBC Radio 3. Her writing has appeared in The Rialto, The North, Ash and Ambit among others.
Her radio play adaptation of Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s short story ‘A Very Old Man With Enormous Wings’, written in collaboration with Alexander Hartley, was described by Oxford Culture Review as ‘a triumph’. The production was also revived for the Oxford Playhouse Young Players festival 2018.
Her debut pamphlet, Gin & Tonic was shortlisted for The Michael Marks Award 2017. In 2019 she was the recipient of an Eric Gregory Award for her first full-length collection, Platinum Blonde, which will be published by Bloodaxe Books in 2020.