Anne will be leading an online writing poetry workshop at the Berwick Literary Festival on Thursday 15th October (9.30am to 12 noon). The theme is ‘Adventures in Letters – The Epistolary Poem’. Registration begins on Monday 14th September. The workshop is free, but numbers are limited, so places must be booked in advance. For more information, visit
Anne’s poem ‘Women and wifies and lasses and bairns’ has been published in Butcher’s Dog 13. The poem celebrates the camaraderie she experienced on joining the Tweed Striders Walk-Jog programme and the exhilaration of taking up running in her fifties.
Three of Anne’s poems have been published in Poetry Salzburg Review 35: ‘Breakfast in Lisbon’, ‘Der Schwebende’ (The Floating One – after the sculpture of an angel made by Ernst Barlach), and ‘Hanamuke’ (farewell gifts – Japanese).
Another poem, ‘Schlaflied’ (lullaby), appears in Envoi 184.
Anne’s poem ‘Return to Raveloe’ has been published in An Insubstantial Universe – an anthology of poetry written in celebration of George Eliot on the bicentenary of her birth. Edited by Edwin Stockdale and Amina Alyal, the anthology of fifty poems is published by Yaffle Press. To buy a copy, visit https://www.yafflepress.co.uk/anthologies
Anne’s poem ‘A Casa das Palavras Pequenas’ (‘The House of Little Words’) is published in Magma 76. This ‘Resistencia’ themed issue of the journal, edited by Leo Boix and Nathalie Teitler, has a Latin American focus. Anne’s prose poem explores the enriching experience of learning Portuguese.
Two of Anne’s prose poems have been published in Brittle Star magazine, Issue 45.