Click on the letters below to find South West based poets.  Poets are listed alphabetically by surname.

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

 

Julie Maclean

 

Name:

Julie Maclean

Contact:

bokoboko52@gmail.com

Website:

www.juliemacleanwriter.com

 About:

 

 

Julie was shortlisted for the Crashaw Prize (Salt, UK) in 2012 and winner of the Geoff Stevens

Poetry Prize (UK), her debut collection of poetry, When I saw Jimi, was published by Indigo

Dreams Publishing, in 2013.

Martin Malone

 

Name:

Martin Malone

Contact:

echains1@aol.com

Website:

www.martinmalone.org

 About:

 

 

 

Martin has a Creative Writing MA from Manchester Metropolitan University and has published

studies of Thomas Hardy’s short stories and the poetry of Alexander Pope and Charles

Churchill. The Waiting Hillside is his first collection.

Kevan Manwaring

 

Name:

Kevan Manwaring

Contact:

kevanmanwaring@yahoo.co.uk

Website:

www.kevanmanwaring.co.uk

 About:

 

 

Kevan is a writer, teacher and storyteller who lives in Bath. Holder of an MA in the Teaching and

Practice in Creative Writing from Cardiff University, he teaches creative writing for the Open

University. He also runs freelance courses in various aspects of the writing process.

 

Alwyn Marriage

 

Name:

Alwyn Marriage

Contact:

a.marriage@surrey.ac.uk

Website:

www.marriages.me.uk/alwyn

 About:

 

 

As well as numerous poems, reviews and articles in magazines and journals, Alwyn has also

published two non-fiction books, Beautiful Man (1977) and Touching Earth (2007), and edited

the highly-acclaimed Collins anthology, New Christian Poetry

Duncan McGibbon

 

Name:

Duncan McGibbon

Contact:

duncanmcgibbon30849@btinternet.com

Website:

duncanmcgibbonpoet.yolasite.com

 About:

 

 

Duncan's published books are Channel (1998),  and The Consolations (2009).  His poems have

appeared in the Summer edition of the Salzburg Review and a short story in the collection, 

Jigsaw (Berne.) He is a poetry convenor at the Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution.

Elvis McGonagall

 

Name:

Elvis McGonagall

Contact:

adrian@uktouring.org.uk

Website:

www.elvismcgonagall.co.uk

 About:

 

 

 

Stand-up poet, armchair revolutionary and recumbent rocker, Elvis was the 2006 World Slam

Champion, the compere of the notorious Blue Suede Sporran Club and appears regularly on BBC

Radio 4 and occasionally on the telly. His sitcom, "Elvis McGonagall Takes A Look On The Bright

Side" was recently broadcast on BBC Radio 4.

Nigel McLoughlin

 

Name:

Nigel McLoughlin

Contact:

nmcloughlin@glos.ac.uk

Website:

www.nigelmcloughlin.co.uk

 About:

 

 

Member of the Management Committee of NAWE and awarded Fellowship of the Higher

Education Academy and elected a Fellow of the RSA. Reader in Creative Writing at the

University of Gloucestershire and Course Leader on the MA in Creative & Critical Writing.

Crysse Morrison

 

Name:

Crysse Morrison

Contact:

crysse@cryssemorrison.co.uk

Website:

www.cryssemorrison.co.uk

 About:

 

 

Performance poet and Spoken Word Coordinator for the Merlin Theatre in Frome, Crysse is also

a fiction writer and creative writing tutor. See her website for more details, upcoming events

and courses.

PaulMortimerweb

 

Name:

Paul Mortimer

Contact:

07801 813626

Website:

www.welshstream.wordpress.com

 About:

 

 

Paul lives in Devon and his debut collection, Fault Line, was published by Lapwing in 2015. He has performed at literary festivals including Purbeck and Porlock and is a regular performer at a variety of places including Taunton, Tiverton and Exeter.