Anne will be joining poets Linda France and Katrina Porteous at an online event hosted by Northumberland Libraries on Thursday 4th November from 7 – 8pm. They will each read a selection of poems on the theme of place. Their poems will explore the natural world; the climate crisis; the North; history, culture and language of communities; countries and borders. Tickets are free and can be booked online at Eventbrite:
Anne will be leading a poetry writing workshop at the Berwick Literary Festival on Thursday 14th October (9.30am – 12 noon on Zoom, to include personal writing time). The theme is ‘The Aubade ~ A Poem of Endings and Beginnings’. Registration begins on Wednesday 1st September. Numbers are limited, so places will need to be booked in advance. For further details and to sign up, visit https://berwickliteraryfestival.com/event/poetry-workshop-2021/
Anne’s poem ‘The Lips of Children’ has been published in ARTEMISpoetry issue 26.
Anne’s poem ‘Rubble-woman’ has been published in Reflected Light, an anthology of poetic responses to the creative arts, ranging from paintings and photography to sculpture and music. The anthology, edited by Joy Howard, is published by Grey Hen Press. To buy a copy, visit https://www.greyhenpress.com/books/
Anne will be reading her poetry at the Magnetic North-East Shuffle on Saturday 30th January, 7.00 – 8.30pm. She will join poets Linda France, W.N. Herbert, John Challis and Jo Clement in a celebratory evening of North-East poetry. Register for this Zoom event on The Shuffle Facebook page:
Anne’s poem ‘Anna’s Left Hand’, which won Second Prize in the 2016 International Prize for Poetry and Medicine Competition, has been published in a new anthology, The Hippocrates Prize – The First Ten Years (Hippocrates Press, 2020). Along with other past prizewinners, Anne will be reading her poem at the online launch on Wednesday 9 December at 9pm UK time. Register free on Eventbrite at