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Published poet Anna is founder of the Cheltenham Poetry Festival

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Published poet Anna is founder of the Cheltenham Poetry Festival

Anna is a Creative and Critical Writing Graduate.

Anna completed her Master’s in Creative and Critical Writing at the University of Gloucestershire. Since then she has published five collections of poetry: Communion (Wild Conversations Press), Struck (Pindrop Press), Kissing the She Bear (Wild Conversations Press), Burne Jones and the Fox (Indigo Dreams) and Ghosting for Beginners (Indigo Dreams).

Anna is also the founder of the Cheltenham Poetry Festival. Since the festival’s launch in 2010, it has grown to become one the UK’s most vibrant poetry festivals – and was recently described by The Guardian as ‘a poetry party with a healthy dose of anarchy’. Anna also runs poetry workshops and works as a creative writing mentor.

View Anna’s course Creative and Critical Writing (Postgraduate Certificate/Postgraduate Diploma/MA)