Tony Lopez (Humanities)
Tony Lopez (Humanities)
Qualifications & background
Council for College and University English
Roles on external bodies
Arts Council England, South West: Council Member (2009-2013)
New Writing: Journal for the Practice and Theory of Creative Writing: Editorial Board Member
Staff serving as external examiners
Bath Spa University: MA Creative Writing, 1999-2002;
PhD Examining for Cambridge; Edinburgh; Glamorgan; University of the West of England, Bristol; Bath Spa University.
Grants & contracts
2010 Arts Council England: Writer's Award - Only More So
2010 British Academy Overseas Conference Grant: China2005 AHRC Research Leave: Covers - Composition
2001 British Academy Overseas Conference Grant: USA
1997 Wingate Scholarship in Poetry - False Memory
Creative practice & artistic projects
Nevermore (a folding silkscreen printed poem object) forthcoming from zimZalla, Manchester, 2014.
Homer and Arcadia (2 stone inscriptions) shown at The Dark Would exhibition, Summerhall, Edinburgh, 6 December 2013 - 24 January 2014.
ARE WE NOT ALL PALESTINIAN? (neon), commissioned by Bury Art Museum for the exhibition Time for Light
5 October 2013 - 1 February 2014.
After (3 stone inscriptions) was commissioned by the Irwell Sculpture Trail, Radcliffe, Manchester in 2012 and is permanently installed on the towpath of the Manchester, Bolton and Bury Canal.
Weymouth Sands (LCD text display) was commissioned by the B-SIDE Festival in Weymouth during the 2012 Olympic sailing events, part of London 2012, Cultural Olympics.
More and More (text animation) shown in the Sentences exhibition, Bury Art Museum, 2011 and purchased for the Bury Art Gallery collection. It has since been shown in the Poetry for the Eye exhibition, TR1 Gallery, Tampere, Finland, 2012; in the Visual Poetics exhibition, South Bank Centre, London, 2013; and in the Ian Hamilton Finlay Weekend at Arnolfini Bristol, 2013.
Works on Paper (letterpress poetry bookwork) published by Crater Press, London, 2011.
See Stephen Burt, "Radial Symmetry 3", in The Art of the Sonnet (edited by Burt and Mikics).Cambridge, MA: Belknap, Harvard University Press, 2010, 389-392.
The Text Festivals: Language Art and Material Poetry (ed), Plymouth: University of Plymouth Press, 2013.
Only More So, Bristol: Shearsman, 2012 (published in USA by University of New Orleans Press, 2011).
Darwin, Dartington: Acts of Language, 2009.
Poetry and Public Language (co-edited with Anthony Caleshu), Exeter: Shearsman, 2007.