Antony Dunn has worked in arts marketing since 1997; as Marketing Manager of Riding Lights Theatre Company, Head of Communications at York Theatre Royal where he led the Communications department to the TMA Achievement in Marketing Award 2008 and, currently, as Marketing & Communications Manager at Yorkshire Dance.
He has published three collections of poems, Pilots and Navigators (Oxford University Press 1998), Flying Fish (Carcanet OxfordPoets 2002) and Bugs (Carcanet OxfordPoets 2009), and is working towards completion of a fourth.
Antony is a regular tutor for The Poetry School and the Arvon Foundation. He has worked on a number of translation projects with poets from Holland, Hungary, China and Israel, and was Poet in Residence at the University of York for 2006 and at the Ilkley Literature Festival in 2010. He also writes for the theatre and his plays include Dog Blue, Goose Chase and Shepherds’ Delight.
He is Director of the Bridlington Poetry Festival and an Artistic Associate of Nottingham-based Useful Donkey Theatre Company.