Mariah Whelan

Mariah Whelan – Writer

Writer   

Mariah Whelan (Oxford, UK) is a poet and writer based in Oxford. She is the author of the love i do to you which was shortlisted for the Melita Hume Prize, won the AM Heath Prize and was the Oxford Poetry Library’s Book of the Month in February 2020.

She holds degrees from Queen’s University Belfast, The University of Oxford and a PhD from The University of Manchester where she completed a creative-critical thesis on trauma and representation in contemporary fiction. Mariah is the Jacqueline Bardsley Poet-in-Residence at The University of Cambridge and one of the founding editors of bath magg, a digital magazine of the best new UK and international poetry.