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    Rachel Rooney

    Biography

    Rachel Rooney trained and worked as a teacher for Special Needs for many years before rediscovering her love of writing poetry. She was shortlisted for the CLiPPA Poetry Award in 2015 and 2019 and was longlisted for the Carnegie Medal. She has also been a judge for both the CLiPPA and the Betjeman Poetry Prize. Rachel was born in London and now lives in Brighton.