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

 

Louisa Adjoa Parker

 

Name:

Louisa Adjoa Parker

Contact:

louisaparker3@hotmail.com

Website:

louisaadjoaparker.wordpress.com

 About:

Louisa is a Westcountry poet who writes about her experiences as a mixed heritage woman.

She is the daughter of a British mother and Ghanaian father, and was born in the UK. Her

collection Salt-sweat and Tears was published by Cinnamon Press in 2007.

 

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Name:

Caleb Parkin

Contact:

Caleb.Parkin@gmail.com

Website:

www.couldbethemoon.co.uk

 About:

 

 

Caleb is a poet, performer, artist, facilitator and educator, based in Bristol. He's Membership Secretary for Lapidus:The Writing for Wellbeing Organisation, facilitates groups in diverse settings & works as a freelance artist and project manager.

Alasdair Paterson

 

Name:

Alasdair Paterson

Contact:

a.t.paterson@exeter.ac.uk

Website:

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 About:

 

 

Alasdair has returned to poetry-writing after a 20 year break. He has had collections

published by Pig Press and Oasis Books and has read widely, including for the Poetry Society,

the Scottish Poetry Library and the Ledbury Festival.

Brian Patten

 

Name:

Brian Patten

Contact:

happydaze@uku.co.uk

Website:

www.brianpatten.co.uk

 About:

 

 

Brian is one of the most accessible and popular poets working today. His collections include

Grinning Jack (Selected Poems), Love Poems, Storm Damage, Armada and, for children,

Gargling With Jelly, Thawing Frozen Frogs and Juggling With Gerbils

 

Tom Phillips

 

Name:

Tom Phillips

Contact:

t.phillips18@btinternet.com

Website:

www.recreationground.blogspot.co.uk

 About:

 

 

Tom is a poet and playwright living in Bristol. He has published one full-length collection,

'Recreation Ground' (2012) and two pamphlets, 'Reversing into the Cold War' (2007)

and 'Burning Omaha' (2002). His poetry has also appeared in a number of anthologies.

David Punter

 

Name:

David Punter

Contact:

emaildavidpunter@metronet.co.uk

Website:

bristol.ac.uk/en/persons/david-punter

 About:

 

 

 

David writes poetry and short stories, as well as academic criticism. He has had four collections

published:'China and Glass', 'Lost in the Supermarket', 'Asleep at the Wheel' and Selected Short

Stories'. He is currently working on a sequence of thirteen poems called 'The Bristol Sonnets'.