Mario Petrucci is a metaphysical poet of international standing, an ecologist and PhD physicist. He is the only poet to have been resident at the Imperial War Museum and with BBC Radio 3, and has received major literary prizes across the board. His collections include Heavy Water (2004), Flowers of Sulphur (2007), i tulips (2010) and the waltz in my blood (2011). As a creative tutor, he has worked with the Poetry School, the Poetry Society the Imperial War Museum and The Royal Society. His remarkable poetry soundscape 'Tales from the Bridge' was a centrepiece of the 2012 Cultural Olympiad, and was shortlisted for the 2012 Ted Hughes Award for New Poetry. Mario lives in north London.