Party Piece was a winner in the 2008 Book & Pamphlet Competition.
Anna Woodford lives in Newcastle upon Tyne. Her pamphlet Trailer (Five Leaves, 2007) was a Poetry Book Society Choice.
She has received a major Leverhulme Award, an Eric Gregory Award, an Arvon/Jerwood Apprenticeship, a Hawthorden Fellowship and a residency at the Blue Mountain Centre (New York). She has a PhD from Newcastle University.