Michael Swan works in English language teaching and applied linguistics. His poetry has been published widely in magazines, and he has won a number of prizes.
Sample poem: Tiger Dreams
The Shapes of Things (2011)
Oversteps poets are well-represented among the prize-winners of the Poetry on the Lake poetry competition. In the open category, Hilary Elfick won second prize, Alwyn Marriage was short-listed, Michael Swan, Elisabeth Rowe and Alwyn Marriage were long-listed, and AC Clarke was highly commended in the formal category.[16-Jun-15 A C Clarke,Alwyn Marriage,Competition success,Elisabeth Rowe,Hilary Elfick,Michael Swan,Poetry on the Lake]