Rachael Boast

Rachael Boast was elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature in 2022.

Rachael Boast was born in Bury St Edmunds in 1975 and has a PhD in Creative Writing from the University of St Andrews.  She has published four collections of poetry, most recently, Hotel Raphael (Picador, 2021). She is co-editor of The Echoing Gallery: Bristol Poets and Art in the City (Redcliffe Press, 2013), and The Caught Habits of Language: An Entertainment for W.S. Graham for Him Having Reached One Hundred (Donut Press, 2018). She lives in Suffolk.


Image credit Rebecca MacPhail.