Anne Blonstein was born in England and educated in the natural sciences at Cambridge. In 1983 she moved to Basel where she lived until her death in 2011. Among her publications are The Blue Pearl (Salt 2003), Worked On Screen (Poetry Salzburg, 2005), and (both from Shearsman) Memory's Morning (2008) and To Be Continued (2011). Further volumes await publication. (This note is provided by her literary executor, Charles Lock, Professor of English, University of Copenhagen).