South West Writers

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Boulton (Blaidh Nemorlith)

Thom Boulton (Blaidh Nemorlith) is the Poet Laureate for the City of Plymouth.

Thom Boulton (Blaidh Nemorlith) is the Poet Laureate for the City of Plymouth. Continue reading

Boyce

Stephen Boyce is a prize winning poet, author of two full length collections, Desire Lines (Arrowhead 2010) and The Sisyphus Dog (Worple 2014) and two pamphlet collections. He ...

Stephen Boyce is a prize winning poet, author of two full length collections, Desire Lines (Arrowhead 2010) and The Sisyphus Dog (Worple 2014) and two pamphlet collections. He ...Continue reading

Bright

Veronica Bright loves telling stories. As a former primary school teacher, the best part of the day was gathering the children together and making up all sorts ...

Veronica Bright loves telling stories. As a former primary school teacher, the best part of the day was gathering the children together and making up all sorts ...Continue reading

Brown

Andy Brown is one of the South West’s best known poets. He is Director of Creative Writing at Exeter University and the author of 7 full collections of ...

Andy Brown is one of the South West’s best known poets. He is Director of Creative Writing at Exeter University and the author of 7 full collections of ...Continue reading

Bryden

Matt is a poet and teacher, which has taken him to Poland, the Czech Republic and South Sudan. His pamphlet Night Porter, which documents life in a ...

Matt is a poet and teacher, which has taken him to Poland, the Czech Republic and South Sudan. His pamphlet Night Porter, which documents life in a ...Continue reading

Burchell

Graham Burchell was born in Canterbury and now lives in Dawlish, Devon. He has lived in a host of places in between including Zambia, Saudi Arabia, Tenerife, ...

Graham Burchell was born in Canterbury and now lives in Dawlish, Devon. He has lived in a host of places in between including Zambia, Saudi Arabia, Tenerife, ...Continue reading

Burnett

I grew up in London and Hertfordshire and studied at Exeter University. Later I did a Master's degree at Cardiff, University of Wales. After I married I lived ...

I grew up in London and Hertfordshire and studied at Exeter University. Later I did a Master's degree at Cardiff, University of Wales. After I married I lived ...Continue reading

Busby

Cecilia Busby was brought up living on boats and caravans, and had some hair-raising adventures as a child, crossing the English Channel in a barge and helping rebuild ...

Cecilia Busby was brought up living on boats and caravans, and had some hair-raising adventures as a child, crossing the English Channel in a barge and helping rebuild ...Continue reading

Caldecott

I write contemporary adventures for 8-12. I was born in Wales, but have made my home in Bristol, where I live with my husband and my dog. ...

I write contemporary adventures for 8-12. I was born in Wales, but have made my home in Bristol, where I live with my husband and my dog. ...Continue reading

Carpenter

J. R. Carpenter is a Canadian-born UK-based artist, writer, performer, researcher, and maker of maps, zines, books, poetry, short fiction, long fiction, non-fiction, and non-linear, intertextual, hypermedia, ...

J. R. Carpenter is a Canadian-born UK-based artist, writer, performer, researcher, and maker of maps, zines, books, poetry, short fiction, long fiction, non-fiction, and non-linear, intertextual, hypermedia, ...Continue reading

Carthew

Natasha Carthew is a well-known Country Writer from Cornwall. She has written three books of poetry and three Young Adult books.

Natasha Carthew is a well-known Country Writer from Cornwall. She has written three books of poetry and three Young Adult books. Continue reading

Carver

Caroline Carver is currently poet in residence with the Marine Institute, Plymouth University. She's won many prizes, including the National in 1998, the Italian Silver Wyvern in 2008, and the ...

Caroline Carver is currently poet in residence with the Marine Institute, Plymouth University. She's won many prizes, including the National in 1998, the Italian Silver Wyvern in 2008, and the ...Continue reading

Cheek

Educated in state schools and Hillcroft College for Women. First novel published by Bodley Head in 1988 – published 15 in all – mostly with Faber & Faber. ...

Educated in state schools and Hillcroft College for Women. First novel published by Bodley Head in 1988 – published 15 in all – mostly with Faber & Faber. ...Continue reading

Ciavucco

Bristol based writer Mel Ciavucco

Bristol based writer Mel Ciavucco Continue reading

Cleary

Linda is a poet - writer – performer, originally from UK with a theatre background and Diploma in LAMDA Speech and Drama, a Diploma in Recreational Studies ...

Linda is a poet - writer – performer, originally from UK with a theatre background and Diploma in LAMDA Speech and Drama, a Diploma in Recreational Studies ...Continue reading

Clegg

Born in Rochdale, Brian read Natural Sciences at Cambridge and Operational Research at Lancaster. He worked for 17 years at British Airways before setting up a company helping ...

Born in Rochdale, Brian read Natural Sciences at Cambridge and Operational Research at Lancaster. He worked for 17 years at British Airways before setting up a company helping ...Continue reading