Carol Watts

Carol Watts is a poet whose work is ‘characterised by a deep attentiveness to perception as an aspect of ecological thinking’ (Zoe Skoulding, Poetry and Listening: The Noise of Lyric). Her most recent poetry collection Kelptown (Shearsman, 2020) explores the UK south coast as a hallucinatory and adaptive zone of inundation. Her writing attends to lived and hidden histories of extraction, migration and community. She often works on site-specific projects and in cross-arts collaborations.  She is a Professor at the University of Sussex, UK.