Jean Atkin’s poetry teems with images of the natural world, and is rooted in personal history.
Sample poem: Coppice
Not Lost Since Last Time (2013)
Jean Atkin has been selected by the Scottish Poetry Library to be poet in residence at Logan Botanic Garden in Galloway this August as part of the Walking with Poets project.
Congratulations to Jean Atkin, Rebecca Bilkau and Maggie Butt, who all achieved success in the Magma poetry competition. Jean Atkin’s collection, ‘Not since last time’, will be published by Oversteps in February.