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Jake Morris-Campbell is a poet, broadcaster, critic and tutor. He was born in South Shields in 1988. He is the author of the RSL Ondaatje prize-longlisted collection, Corrigenda for Costafine Town (Blue Diode Press, 2021). He completed a PhD in Creative Writing at Newcastle University in 2019 and is the author of two pamphlets of poetry: The Coast Will Wait Behind You (Art Editions North, 2015) and Definitions of Distance (Red Squirrel Press, 2012). Selected in 2021 as a BBC/AHRC New Generation Thinker, he regularly appears on Radio 3 programmes including Free Thinking, Northern Drift and The Essay. Jake regularly collaborates with artists and creative practitioners on multidisciplinary projects. Recent commissions include a new poem for A Hut A Byens (Bamburgh Bones, Heritage Fund 2022) and a sound essay, ‘The Spirit of Antenociticus’, made with the composer Rob Mackay for Sounds of Tyne as part of Radio 3’s After Dark Festival at Sage Gateshead.