Assembly Instructions


Assembly Instructions by Katie Hale
Fool for Poetry Prize winner

Southword Editions, 2019, 28 pages
ISBN: 978-1-905002-61-0

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Born in Cumbria, Katie Hale’s debut pamphlet, Breaking the Surface, was published by Flipped Eye in 2017. She has won the Jane Martin Poetry Prize and the Buzzwords Poetry Competition, and been shortlisted for the Manchester Poetry Prize. Following a year’s mentoring through Penguin Random House UK’s inaugural WriteNow scheme, Katie’s debut novel, My Name is Monster, will be published by Canongate in 2019. She runs creative writing workshops in schools, and is currently working on a first full collection of poetry.

Review in Sphinx