Jack Underwood is a poet, writer and critic. His debut collection of poems Happiness was published by Faber in 2015 and won the Somerset Maugham Award. He is a recipient of an Eric Gregory Award, and a draft of NOT EVEN THIS was shortlisted for the Arts Foundation's prize for Creative Non-fiction in 2017. His work has appeared in The Poetry Review, Poetry London, Five Dials, The New Statesman, the Observer, TLS, Poetry, The White Review and Tate etc., as well as internationally and in translation. He is a senior lecturer in English and Creative Writing at Goldsmiths College.