Hilary Menos is a poet. Her first collection, Berg, (Seren, 2009) won the Forward Prize for Best First Collection 2010. Her second collection is Red Devon, (Seren, 2013). Her first pamphlet, Extra Maths, was one of four winners of The Poetry Business International Book & Pamphlet Competition 2004/05. Her second pamphlet, Wheelbarrow Farm, was one of four winners of the 2010 Templar Pamphlet & Collection Awards. Her third pamphlet, Human Tissue, was a winner in The Poetry Business International Book & Pamphlet Competition 2019/20.
“Menos creates small worlds packed tight, seamless, masterfully compressed. Her poems have wit, range and strength; they are contemporary, varied and highly imaginative.” — Ruth Padel
“… crackles with formal skill, with extraordinary, vibrant language … and with great style.” — Carol Ann Duffy
NEWS: The Friday Poem launched in June 2021, edited by Hilary Menos and Andy Brodie. It publishes a new, original poem on its front page every Friday, plus features and book reviews by and for poets. Find out more at The Friday Poem.