Marc Woodward is a poet and musician born in New York but a long term resident of Devon. He has had work published in numerous magazines journals and online ‘zines (including Acumen, Atrium, Avis, Caught By The River, Clear Poetry, The Clearing, Ink Sweat & Tears, The High Window, Popshot, Prole, Reach; amongst many others) and featured on The Poetry Society website.
His chapbook A Fright Of Jays (Maquette Press 2015) was reviewed as “Beautifully crafted poems that sing in the dark of darkness” (Canto Reviews); and “Stories of moonlight and wildlife in the strange small wildernesses of the South West” (Ink Sweat and Tears).
A full collection Hide Songs is scheduled for publication in summer 2018 with Green Bottle Press and a further full collection written collaboratively with well known poet Andy Brown is currently with publishers for release next year.
He is an accomplished musician and has performed and taught internationally. He regularly performs in the South West both as a poet and as a musician often combining the two arts.
- A Fright Of Jays - Maquette Press, June 2015
- Hide Songs - Green Bottle Press, September 2018
Current Events and Projects
- The Tin Lodes - Full collection written collaboratively with Andy Brown (poet and professor of creative writing at Exeter Uni. Due for publication in 2019), 2016
- Regular poetry readings and music/poetry performances - Numerous performances and readings. See FB page for listings. Past readings include Port Eliot Festival; Ways With Words; Plymouth Literary Festival; Torbay Poetry Festival; Teignmouth Poetry Festival. Upcoming performances include Glas-Denbury Festival; Ways With Words; Port Eliot Festival; The Poetry Cafe in London (official book launch); Taunton Fire River Poets book launch reading.