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

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Name:

Sarer Scotthorne

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Website:

 About:

Sarer Scotthorne is a symbolist poet, who performs her poetry with and without swords.
She teaches creative writing workshops and co-runs Hesterglock Press.

Her two pamphlets are The Blood House (Hesterglock Press) and Semblance (Erbacce Press).

Sarer also teaches Chinese Martial Arts and lives with her partner and three children in Bristol.

 

Hilda Sheehan

Name:

Hilda Sheehan

Contact:

hildasheehan@gmail.com

Website:

www.hildasheehan.com

 About:

Hilda is editor of Domestic Cherry magazineand also works for Swindon Artswords (Literature

Development) and the Swindon Festival of Poetry. Her first collection, ‘The Night My Sister Went

to Hollywood’  was published in 2013. She is also published in many magazines.

 

Penelope Shuttle

Name:

Penelope Shuttle

Contact:

email

Website:

literature.britishcouncil.org/penelope-shuttle

 About:

Penelope received an Eric Gregory Award in 1974. Her first collection was The Orchard

Upstairs (1980) followed by The Lion from Rio (1986); Taxing the Rain (1992); Building a City

for Jamie (1996); and A Leaf Out of His Book(1999). Her Selected Poems: 1980-1996

followedHer latest collection, Redgrove's Wife (2006), was shortlisted for the 2007 T. S. Eliot

Prize and the Forward Poetry Prize.


Hannah Silva

Name:

Hannah Silva

Contact:

silva-danca@yahoo.com

Website:

hannahsilva.wordpress.com

 About:

Hannah is a poet, playwright and performer known for her innovative explorations of language,

form and voice. Her short solo piece ‘Total Man’ (Electronic Voice Phenomena) was shortlisted

for the 2013 Ted Hughes Award. 

 

Alan Summers

Name:

Alan Summers

Contact:

alan@withwords.org.uk

Website:

www.withwords.org.uk 

 About:

Alan is involved in literacy-encouraging activities and projects where he often uses haiku and

haibun (prose with haiku) with workshops; readings; performances; and residencies. 

He has  won various awards , including Japan Times Awards for both haiku and renku.