Rowan Evans is a poet, composer and sound artist and studied at Cambridge and Bristol Universities. He received an Eric Gregory Award from the Society of Authors in 2015 and is the author of The Last Verses of Beccán (Guillemot Press, 2019), cante jondo mixtape (If a Leaf Falls Press, 2017), ODE RHIZOME MOUNTAIN SONG (Moot Press, 2016), freak red (Projective Industries, 2015), and returnsongs (Wide Range, 2012). A selection of his work appears in Penguin Modern Poets 7: These Hard and Shining Things (Penguin, 2018) with Geoffrey Hill and Toby Martinez de las Rivas. Rowan composes music and sound for performance, theatre, film and installation and is artistic co-director of the interdisciplinary performance collaboration Fen. He co-edits Moot Press and co-curates the ANATHEMA reading series. Rowan is currently undertaking practice-based PhD research into modern poetry and ancient language at Royal Holloway, University of London, and is a Creative Fellow at University College London 2019/20.


New Old English: Performance, Poetry, Practice; Creative Fellowship at UCL 2019/20. Read more

Selections from morks published in Reliquiae Volume 7. Read more

Islands Are But Mountains anthology is forthcoming from Platypus Press. Read more

The Last Verses of Beccán is reviewed in Stride Magazine. Read more

Penguin Modern Poets 7: These Hard and Shining Things published in August 2018. Read more 

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