Maria Straw-Cinar is a poet, writer, actress and teacher. After completing a Theatre and Drama degree at Warwick University, she studied acting for a further year at postgraduate level. Later she attended Central School of Speech and Drama and qualified as a Drama teacher.
Dominic is widely published in magazines including Poetry Ireland Review, Poetry Salzburg Review, Magma, Brittle Star, Raceme, South Bank Poetry, The Interpreter’s House, and Under the Radar and a poem has also been broadcast on BBC Radio 4.
Dominic won the international Bristol Poetry Prize 2018,
Dave Kavanagh writes on the importance of identifying an audience for your books.
Diana Powell likes to think rejection led to the publication of her first short story collection, Trouble Crossing the Bridge, as well as her inclusion in this year’s Best (British) Short Stories