Sample poem: Coppice
Not Lost Since Last Time (2013)
Jean Atkin was runner-up in the Prole Laureate competition 2015. She won the Fire River Poets competition 2014/15,and was Poet in Residence at Wenlock Poetry Festival, reading in the final Gala evening with Carol Ann Duffy and Imtiaz Dharker.[29-Apr-15 Carol Ann Duffy,Fire River Poets competition,Imtiaz Dharker,Jean Atkin,poet in residence,Prole Laureate competition,Wenlock Poetry Festival]
Jean Atkin has recently completed her residency at Acton Scott, and her residency has been highlighted as a Case Study on Arts Council England’s website:
http://www.artscouncil.org.uk/funding/funded-projects/case-studies/inspiring-creativity-poetry-farm/ This winter she will be Reader in Residence at the new Southwater Library in Telford.