About Antony Owen



Antony Owen is a writer from Coventry and the author of 5 poetry collections since 2009. His latest collection The Nagasaki Elder was shortlisted for the coveted Ted Hughes Award and he is one of the leading writers of war and peace poetry active in 21st century poetry. His work is taught at regular poetry workshops in Hiroshima and also appears in a national UK peace education resource by CND Peace Education. The poems published at Peace Direct will appear in a poetry collection with poet Isabel Palmer who Owen rates as one of the most important peace poets of our generation.

  1. Mary Rose Peate says:

    Your poem about snow in Aleppo is outstandingly moving and very accomplished.

  2. […] poet Antony Owen performs his poem in this 2015 film by Adam Steiner (director), Brian Harley (camera and editing) […]

  3. Siobhan Campbell says:

    Your poem in the Morning Start today ‘How to survive a nuclear winter’ has forthrightness coupled with dry wit – creates a real encounter – thank you!

    • antonyowen says:

      Thanks Siobhan. Poetry has to say something or it says nothing at all. I hope art responds to these defining times as these times we inhabit define the social conscience of contemporary art.

  4. […] SOURCE: https://antonyowenpoetry.wordpress.com/vitae-2/ […]

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