Pascale Petit lives in Cornwall, UK. Her seventh collection, Mama Amazonica, will be published by Bloodaxe in September 2017. Her sixth, Fauverie, was her fourth to be shortlisted for the T. S. Eliot Prize and five poems from the book won the 2013 Manchester Poetry Prize. Petit has had three collections chosen as Books of the Year in the Times Literary Supplement, Independent, and Observer. Her books have been translated into Spanish (in Mexico), Chinese, French, and Serbian and she is widely traveled, including in the Peruvian and Venezuelan Amazon. In 2015 she received a Cholmondeley Award.