Writer in Stroud, United Kingdom
Adam Horovitz is a poet based in Stroud, Gloucestershire. He has published two pamphlets and his debut collection, Turning, was published by Headland in 2011. He has had poems published in numerous magazines and anthologies, and has read at festivals from the Cheltenham Festival of Literature to the 1996 Days of Poetry and Wine festival in Slovenia. He was poet in residence for the Borkowski PR company's website from 2005 to 2007 and for Glastonbury Festival's official website in 2009. In 2010, he was voted onto the Hospital Club 100, a list sponsored by The Independent, and he was awarded a Hawthornden Fellowship in 2012. His memoir of growing up in the Slad Valley, A Thousand Laurie Lees, was published in June 2014 by the History Press. In 2015 he was chosen as one of Ledbury Poetry Festival's Versopolis poets. He is currently the Herefordshire poet-in-residence. To support his poetry, he has worked as a barman, sheep dipper, arts editor, ghostwriter, voiceover artist and journalist.