Lesley Saunders has written six poetry collections, most recently Nominy-Dominy (Two Rivers Press 2018) and, with Philip Gross, A Part of the Main (Mulfran Press 2018). Her English translations — including the poem that won the 2016 Stephen Spender award — of the Portuguese poet Maria Teresa Horta were published in 2019 by Two Rivers Press. Otherwise, she is a visiting professor in education policy at Newman University, Birmingham, and an honorary research fellow at Oxford University Department of Education.