To celebrate Sarah Howe's T. S. Eliot award for her debut collection Loop of Jade (Chatto & Windus, 2015), we are pleased to share a series of her posts that first appeared here in 2013. Loop of Jade also received the The Sunday Times / PFD Young Writer of the Year Award and was shortlisted for the Forward Prize for Best First Collection. Born in Hong Kong in 1983 to an English father and Chinese mother, she moved to England as a child. Her pamphlet, A Certain Chinese Encyclopedia (Tall-lighthouse, 2009), won an Eric Gregory Award from the Society of Authors. Sarah studied at Cambridge and later as a Kennedy Scholar at Harvard. She is the founding editor of Prac Crit, an online journal of poetry and criticism. Sarah has been the recipient of a Research Fellowship at Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge and a Hawthornden Fellowship and the Harper-Wood Studentship for English Poetry. She is a 2015-2016 Fellow at Harvard University’s Radcliffe Institute. Find out more about Sarah here.