No 10 - September 2010
Patricia Ace’s chapbook First Blood (HappenStance) has nearly sold out. She is working on a full-length collection.
Jo Bell's latest brainchild is the online writing project, Bugged. She is the Director of National Poetry Day. Find out more at www.bell-jar.co.uk
Ashley Bovan lives in Cardiff and is studying for an MA at Lancaster University. His website is www.ashley-bovan.co.uk
Philip Burton was short-listed for The Kent and Sussex Poetiy Competition in 2009. Magazine publications include Stand, PN Review, Smiths Knoll, The London Magazine.
In 2009 Matt Bryden was highly commended in the Poetry Wales Purple Moose pamphlet competition and nominated for the Crashaw Prize.
Angela Croft has had poems in South Bank Poetry, Iota, Other Poetry Equinox; Lighten up on Line and anthologies include Genius Floored and Seeking Refuge.
Simon Currie: "retired neurologist, landscape and colonial medicine historian, botanist but now reaching a vegetative state’
Brian Daldorph teaches at the University of Kansas and Douglas County Jail. He edits Coal City
Review. His latest book of poetry is Jail Time (Original Plus P 2009).
John Daniel has been ptiblishcd in various magazines and has a volume Pushing 100 about his mother and another Missing the Boat about living on a narrowboat.
Josh Ekroy is published in magazines and was commended in Ver Poets Competition 2010.
Robert Etty lives in Lincolnshire. His poems have appeared in various magazines and in Half a Field’s Distance: New and Selected Poems (Shoestring Press, 2006).
James Findlay: Published in various magazines including Equinox, Poetry Nottingham, Orbis, Dream Catcher, Carillon, Inclement etc.
Mélisande Fitzsimons: "I am French, living in England since 1997. As a foreigner I find my exploration of the English language both exciting and daunting.”
Katherine Gallagher's latest collection is Carnival Edge: New & Selected Poems (Arc Publications, 2010). www.katherine-gallagher.com
Andrew George was born and lives in London, where he works as a barrister. His poems have appeared in magazines such as the Rialto, Magma, Envoi and Acumen.
William Gilson was born in America, now living in Cumbria. Poems recently included in Mr Barton Isn’t Paying, the Flarestacks Pamphlet Competition Anthology 2009.
Daphne Gloag’s sonnet on p14 is in her collection A Compression of Distances (Cinnamon, 2009). She won first prize in Scintilla’s last short poem competition.
Richard W. Halperin began sending out his poems in 2005. His debut collection Anniversary was published in June 2010 by Salmon Poetry Limited.
Michael Henry lives in Cheltenham. His fourth collection with Enitharmon Press, After the Dancing Dogs, was published in 2008.
Helen Jagger divides her time between writing and teaching poetry, and gardening. She has just become Poet in Residence at Pencarrow House, near Bodmin, Cornwall.
Bruce John James is a 7Oyr Anglo/Welsh writer, artist, musician and potter, living in Hertfordshire.
Noel King lives in Tralee, Ireland. His poems and other writings have been published in over thirty countries. His debut collection, Prophesying the Past, is published by Salmon Poetry
Kathleen Kummer - Read Modern Languages, worked as a translator and teacher and lived in The Netherlands for 15 years. Translates Dutch, French and German poetry
Gill Learner was awarded the Poetry Societys Hamish Canham Prize 2008. Her first collection, The agister’s experiment, will appear in autumn 2010 from Two Rivers Press.
Ruth Marden who lives in Salisbury, is a retired teacher of English. She has worked for nine years in Greece, which she regards as her second home.
Fiona Moore lives in Greenwich, London, and has had poems in various magazines.
Caroline Natzler’s collections are Design Fault (Flambard Press) and Smart Dust (Grenadine Press). She teaches creative writing including a poetry course at the City Lit in London.
Darren Powles is 41 years old and lives on the East Norfolk coast, working as a sculptor. More about his sculpture and poetry at: www.darrenpowles.co.uk
Nigel Prentice lives in Warwickshire. He has had poems published in various magazines including Poetry Review, Smiths Knoll, London Magazine, The Rialto and The Reader.
Caroline Price is a violinist and teacher living in Kent Her third collection of poetry, Wishbone, was published by Shoestring Press in 2008.
D.A. Prince lives in Leicestershire and London. Her first full-length collection, Nearly the Happy Hour, was published by HappenStance Press in 2008.
Simon Rees has published novels, poems, librettos and translations, winning a Trask Award and a Hawthornden Fellowship, and working in Cardiff as WNO’s dramaturg since 1989.
William Rush writes in Melbourne, Australia. He likes Thoreau’s definition of poetry as ‘healthy speech’.
Myra Schneider's most recent publications are: Circling The Core (Enitharmon 2008) and
Writing Your Self (with John Killick) (Continuum Books 2009). She is an experienced writing tutor.
Frances Spurrier has had poems and essays published in various magazines. Frances writes the blog Volatile Rune (http://thevolatilerune.blogspot.com).
Paul Stephenson has poems forthcoming in Smiths Knoll, The North, Stand and Tears in the Fence, and was shortlisted for the Bridport in 2009.
Todd Swift is Lecturer in Creative Writing at Kingston University and Oxfam GB Poet-in-residence. Salmon published his New and Selected, Seaway in 2008.
Roddy Williams grew up in Wales but has lived in London for thirty years where he paints, writes and indulges in surreal photography and collecting science fiction novels.
Born in California, Margaret Wilmot has lived in Sussex since 1978. ‘Writing for me, is a tool for making connections and refining perception - always a search...’
Jim C. Wilson was a Royal Literary Fund Fellow from 2001 to 2007 and teaches creative writing
at Edinburgh University. His latest collection is Paper Run (Mariscat Press).
Drawings - Clare Johnson
Clare Johnson is a visual artist and writer from Seattle. Her work has been exhibited widely throughout the UK, including at the Jerwood Space and in the permanent collection at Guy’s Hospital. She has won awards for both her art and her writing and holds degrees from Central Saint Martins in London and Brown University in the US.
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