Dominic Hand is a first year English undergraduate at Oriel College, Oxford. He won the Christopher Tower Poetry Prize 2014. He also won the Foyle Young Poets Award 2014, and was commended the previous year. His work has also been published in Ash Magazine, NOTES, and the Young Poet’s Network. His major influences are J. H. Prynne, Tom Raworth, John Ashbery, and the French Surrealists. He also devotes much of his time to painting.