Emily Berry

What Are Good Manners?

'I’ve learnt everything I know from the Doctor. / When he asks if I want to talk about my mother / I say, ‘No, thank you. My mother is dead. It’s classic.'
Emily Berry

Emily Berry

Emily Berry is a poet and writer. Her debut poetry collection, Dear Boy, was published in 2013, winning the Forward Prize for Best First Collection and the Hawthornden Prize. She is the editor of Best British Poetry 2015 and was a contributor to The Breakfast Bible, a compendium of breakfasts. Her second collection, Stranger, Baby, is forthcoming from Faber in 2017. She lives in London, where she was born.