Alex Pryce is a 21 year old poet, originally from Bangor, Northern Ireland, who is currently studying English at the University of Leicester
Alex received a Creative Sparks award from Ignite! (then a National Endowments for Science, Technology and the Arts pilot programme) in June 2006. In 2007, she also received a bursary from the John Hewitt Society, and in 2008 was the winner of the G.S. Fraser Poetry Prize. Her poems have been published in Gists and Piths, Pomegranate, Agenda Broadsheet, Mslexia, Fortnight, Staple and nthposition.com.
Alex is Director of PoetCasting (www.poetcasting.co.uk), a UK based poetry podcasting enterprise, created in 2007. The site is funded by the Arts Council England. She has also provided podcasting services to the National Poetry Society, Salt Publishing and currently works on Magma Poetry’s website. She is a Trustee of the Theatre Writing Partnership.
In 2008, she won the Art and Culture Woman of the Future Award, presented by Real Business Magazine. She has featured in $uccess magazine and the RSA Journal (Spring 2009). Alex is a member of the Inspiral Women’s Network, and is a Fellow of the RSA.