Olivia Cole (OS 1999)

Olivia Cole studied English Language and Literature at the University of Oxford where she won the Gibbs Prize for English Literature. In 2003 Olivia won the Eric Gregory Award from the Society of Authors, given to poets under 30, and quickly began to make her mark - The Times named her as one of the top ten rising stars in British poetry. 

Her first collection of poems, Restricted View, was published in 2010. Olivia is the Literary Editor at GQ and the Editor of the lifestyle quarterly Spectator Life, and has written regularly for the London Evening Standard, ES Magazine, the Sunday Times and the Spectator.