Miriam Nash is a poet, performer and educator.

Her first collection of poems All the Prayers in the House was published by Bloodaxe Books in 2017. It won a Somerset Maugham Award (2018) and an Eric Gregory Award (2015) from the Society of Authors and was runner-up for the Edwin Morgan Award (2016).

By day, Miriam runs creative writing programmes for children and young people at the Ministry of Stories in London. She has led writing workshops for schools, museums, prisons and mental health organisations for over 10 years.


Photo by Yemisi Turner-Blake