Miriam Nash is a poet, performer and educator.

She likes her poetry big-hearted, thoughtful and accessible.

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).

Miriam helps children and young people become authors at the Ministry of Stories in London. She has brought poetry into schools, museums, prisons and mental health organisations for over 10 years.

Photo by Yemisi Turner-Blake