Colette Bryce is an Irish poet currently based in the North East of England. She won the National Poetry Competition in 2003. Her collections includeThe Full Indian Rope Trick (Picador, 2004), Self-Portrait in the Dark (2008) and The Whole & Rain-domed Universe (2014), which was shortlisted for the 2014 Forward Prize for Best Collection. She received the Cholmondeley Award for her poetry in 2010. From 2009 until recently she was Poetry Editor at Poetry London.