Born in Bridgend, Wales, Rhian Edwards is a poet and musician. Her pamphlet, Parade the Fib, (Tall Lighthouse) was awarded the Poetry Book Society Pamphlet choice for Autumn 2008. Her poems have appeared in the TLS, Poetry Review, The Spectator, Poetry London, Poetry Wales and the London Magazine. She has performed her work in over 300 stage, radio and festival performances world-wide including the Verb, Radio 3, Latitude, Ledbury, Green Man and the Edinburgh Fringe festival. Her poetry collection Clueless Dogs (Seren, 2012) has been shortlisted for the Best First Collection in the 2012 Forward Poetry Prize.
Rhian Edwards performing 'Tiptoe' at Penny's Open Mic, St Marks Place, New York, 10 May 2011.