Sophie Collins was elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature in 2018.
Sophie Collins grew up in Bergen, North Holland, and lives in Edinburgh. She received an Eric Gregory Award for her poetry in 2014. She is co-editor of tender, an online arts quarterly, and editor of Currently & Emotion (2016), an anthology of contemporary poetry translations. small white monkeys, a text on self-expression, self-help and shame, was published in 2017 as part of a commissioned residency at Glasgow Women’s Library. Her poetry collection, Who Is Mary Sue?, was published in February 2018, and was named the Poetry Book Society’s Spring Choice.