Author: Sarah Hymas

Sarah Hymas is primarily a poet, as well as writer of fiction and nonfiction, a performer and artistbook maker. Her writing has appeared in print, multimedia exhibits, dance videos, lyrics, pyrotechnical installations, on stage, as an improvised opera, on radio and in magazines. ‘Host’, her poetry collection, is published by Waterloo Press (2010) a second, 'melt', is due in Autumn 2020. Her artistbooks have been featured in national broadsheets and are held in the National Poetry Library, London. Since 2014 she has written site specific pieces told through geocaching, augmented reality, micro print, performance and audio in England and Scotland. In 2014 an audio walk was shortlisted for the New Media Writing Prize; 2017 text from an artistbook was shortlisted for the Ivan Juritz Prize for Creative Experiment; 2019 a poetic prose piece was shortlisted in the Hinterland Competition, and a poem highly commended in the Forward Prize for Poetry.