Mimi Khalvati

Mimi Khalvati has published six collections with Carcanet
Press, including Selected Poems
(2000) and The Chine (2002). 

She is the
founder of The Poetry School, where she teaches, and was the Coordinator from
1997-2004. She is also co-editor of the Poetry School’s three anthologies of
new writing published by Enitharmon Press, including I am twenty people! (2007), co-edited with Stephen

Her most recent collection, The Meanest Flower (Carcanet 2007), was a Poetry Book Society
Recommendation, a Financial Times Book of the Year and was shortlisted for the
TS Eliot Prize.  In 2006, she received a
Cholmondeley Award from the Society of Authors and is a Fellow of the Royal
Society of Literature.