Jacqui Rowe's most recent collections are 'Apollinaire' (Perdika) and 'Paint' (Flarestack Poets. Her poems have extensively appeared in anthologies and leading magazines, such as 'Mslexia', 'Tears in the Fence' and 'Poetry Review. Much of her work relates to heritage sites and museums, including residencies with the National Trust. She also works on a long-term project making poetry with people with dementia. She is co-editor of the award-winning press, Flarestack Poets. She runs her own workshop programme, Making Poetry and is a tutor for the Poetry School. She has also led numerous workshops, for example at Ledbury Poetry Festival. She has mentored many poets who have gone on to achieve considerable success.
Katherine Stansfield grew up on the wilds of Bodmin Moor in Cornwall and moved to Aberystwyth in 2002 to study English and Creative Writing at university. She has been there ever since, completing her BA in 2005 followed by an MA in Creative Writing in 2006. She completed her PhD in Creative Writing, funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council, in 2011. The subject of her thesis was a fictional exploration of the point in Cornwall’s history when fishing was replaced by tourism as the main industry; she is now an expert on pilchards.
As always at the Writers' Workshop, the people who comment on your work are successful writers themselves - as well as being gifted and experienced poetry teacher / editors.
Our poetry-editor are published poets, and love working with anyone genuinely serious about developing their own poetry skills.