Caroline Burrows

Caroline Burrows

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Caroline Burrows @VerseCycle is a published writer of poetry, prose: fiction and non-fiction. Her poems range thematically from cycling; trying to be environmentally friendly; to love and heartbreak; and depression and anxiety, while her flash fiction, short stories include comedy, speculative fiction, and fairy tales. Her most recent poetry commission ‘#PoetryHelps: Suicide Awareness & Prevention’ was for Glenside Hospital Museum with Bristol Festival of Ideas: A Poetic City. Her eco ‘It’s Not Easy Being Green’ video poems are being exhibited at Warrington’s Contemporary Art Exhibition 2020. She has also been longlisted for Penguin Write Now 2020, performed at the 2020 Lancaster Arts in the Park (virtual) Festival, has been published in The 2020 National Flash Fiction Day Anthology, Cycle UK Magazine, The Lancaster One Minute Monologue 2019 collection, the Bristol Festival of Ideas website, The Rainbow Poems: Remembrance Edition, and short-listed for the Nature in the Air 2020 Poetry Competition. She has featured on the Cycling Europe Podcast (episode 13), Bike Life: The Warmshowers Foundation Cycling podcast, on Spoken Label Poetry podcast, The Sunday Tribune, and is on Poets Unplugged on Spotify. She has also been a speaker at The Cycle Touring Festival and Explorers Connect. She has an MA in Creative Writing, teaches poetry and creative writing workshops, and regularly performs her work live.
More of her work can be found under the name VerseCycle on YouTube/Facebook/Twitter/IG.