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Victoria Field

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Victoria Field is a writer and poetry therapist.  She has published three collections of poetry, most recently The Lost Boys (Waterloo, 2013), which won the Holyer an Gof Publishers’ Award for books about or set in Cornwall or written in Cornish. Her memoir, Baggage: A Book of Leavings, was published by Francis Boutle in 2016. A pioneer in the field of therapeutic writing, she has co-edited three books on the subject and gives presentations on it worldwide. Her fiction, drama, and poetry have won many awards, and her work has been broadcast on BBC Radio 3 and 4. Her published cotranslations with Natalia Bukia-Peters include the short stories "Sex for Fridge" by Zurab Lezhava and "It’s Me" by Ekaterina Togonidze in Dalkey Archive’s Best European Fiction anthologies, 2011 and 2014 respectively; two collections of poetry by Dato Magradze, Giacomo Ponti, 2012, and Footprints on Water, 2015, both with Fal Publications; and a collection of short stories, Me, Margarita, by Ana Kordzaia-Samadashvili (2015, Dalkey Archive). With Francis Boutle Publishers, Field and Bukia-Peters also published the groundbreaking anthology A House with no Doors: Ten Georgian Women Poets (2016) and their translation of Zurab Rtveliashvili's The Dictatorship of Poetry (2018).

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