About the Author
Maggie Sawkins has an MA with distinction in Creative Writing and lives and works in Southsea. She is a founder member and event’s organiser of Tongues & Grooves, Portsmouth’s poetry and music club, established in 2003.
Maggie has provided creative writing workshops for many organisations including The Poetry School, Portsmouth Users’ Self Help Group, St James’ Hospital, MIND, Portsmouth Royal Naval Museum, and poetry and performance workshops at The New Theatre Royal and the Kings Theatre in Portsmouth.
She has also delivered community projects such as The Lost Hour at the D-Day Museum, Poetry for Emotional Well being at Portsmouth City Girls School, Poetry Challenge at Leigh Park Learning Centre, Hooked on Words at Cranstoun Community Drug Action.