Victoria Field

Victoria Field

Victoria Field is a writer and poetry therapist who has lived and worked in Turkey, Russia, Pakistan and most recently, Cornwall.

Her most recent book is an acclaimed memoir of marriage and pilgrimage, Baggage – A Book of Leavings, published in 2016.

She is the author of three collections of poetry, the second Many Waters was based on a year-long residency at Truro Cathedral. The most recent, The Lost Boys, published in 2013 by Waterloo Press, won the Holyer an Gof Award for Poetry and Drama.

  • Front cover of A Speech of Birds Poems by Victoria Field

    Available from 25 March 2020

    A Speech of Birds brings together poems of place and time, tracing the course of a calendar year with its epiphanies and losses.


  • Dictatorship of Poetry Book Cover

    This is the first translation into English of a major collection of work by the celebrated Georgian poet, performer and human rights activitist, Zurab Rtveliashvili.

  • A House With No Doors Book Cover

    This anthology is the first to present contemporary Georgian women poets translated into English alongside the original Georgian.

  • Baggage, A Book of Leavings cOver

    How does anyone survive the ending of a marriage? In Baggage, both Victoria Field’s sense of wonder and awareness of loss continually fascinate. She packs her bag and joins hundreds of other pilgrims, but only a poet could depict so acutely how a marriage fails.