Antony Owen is from Coventry. His first collection My Father’s Eyes Were Blue was published in 2009 by The Heaventree Press. In April 2011 Pighog Press selected Owen’s manuscript The Dreaded Boy as the first of their ‘Passport’ Pamphlet series.
In 2010 and 2011 Owen was awarded finalist in two poetry competitions; the first was for The Shine Journal USA and the second by The Wilfred Owen Story in Associationwith Port Sunlight Museum where Owen was chosen as one of 11 war poets for 11/11/11.
Owen has performed at many festivals throughout the UK and EIRE and has also performed a recorded reading at The Seamus Heaney Centre, Queens University, Belfast.
A second full collection is planned for 2014.