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19th Sep19

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poetry favourites:
DragonSpawn Press
Brewery Poets
Magma Poetry
Poetry Salzburg Review

and in the shop…
joint collection –
“Rugged Rocks Running Rascals”
DragonSpawn Press


Barbara Hickson lives in Lancaster and has an MA (Distinction) in Poetry from Manchester Metropolitan University.
Her poems have appeared widely in magazines, anthologies and on-line journals, and been displayed beside the River Kent as part of 2018 Kendal Poetry Festival’s guerrilla poetry initiative. She has been placed and commended in several competitions including Magma Editors’ Choice (2015/16 and 2018/19) and The Plough Prize (2017).
In 2019 she had twelve poems published in a shared collection entitled Rugged Rocks Running Rascals – poems for complicated times, published by DragonSpawn Press.
She is involved with several poetry groups including the Brewery Poets, and acts as the main contact point for the Poetry Society’s Lancaster Stanza group.