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Sam Meekings

Sam Meekings

Sam Meekings Biography

Sam Meekings is a British poet and novelist. After studying at Oxford University, Sam moved to China, where he lived for six years, working as a teacher and editor while exploring the country. He has published two novels about contemporary China, Under Fishbone Clouds and The Book of Crows, as well as a volume of poetry. He moved to Qatar with his wife and children and currently works as a Lecturer in poetry and creative writing at Qatar University.

In 2006 and 2007 Sam was longlisted for an Eric Gregory Award for poets under 30

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