and in the shop…
“Grey Sun, Dark Moon”
“Keep on Keepin’ On”
“Love, Death, and the War on Terror”,
and “The Poetic Bond” series,
Trevor Maynard (1963-) was born in Southend-on-Sea, Essex, England. Trevor’s latest poetry collection Grey Sun, Dark Moon, was published in 2015, a new volume is planned for 2019. His two previous collections are Keep On Keepin’ On, and Love, Death, and the War on Terror. He has also edited Echoes in the Earth, a collection by award winning Indian poet, Pushpita Awasthi.
He read Theatre Studies and Dramatic Art at Royal Holloway College and has worked for ten years in the theatre, writing, directing and producing. Trevor is married to Jo and has four kids, eight grandchildren, as well as two cats.
Other published work includes Four Truths (2010), a collection of four one act plays, and two single plays, Glass and From Pillow to Post. He recently edited two anthologies of short stories, Our World Your Place andLife Dances, an anthology of short stories, comprising the 14 winners of Cunningham Short Story Competition 2018 and 2017.
Trevor is the editor of global anthology series, The Poetic Bond. Now in its ninth year, over the last eight volumes the work of 213 poets from 32 different countries has been featured. The opening date for submission for The Poetic Bond IX is March 1st, 2019. Trevor also manages the “Poetry, Review and Discuss” group on Linkedin (www.linkedin.com/groups/Poetry-Review-Discuss-2396330.) which has 19,795 members (January 2019). Reviews/Comments on Trevor’s work:
Trevor Maynard combines complicated thematic material and unites fractured images with a sure hand
The poetry that fills this book is moving, deep and affirming … A beautiful publication that will rest on top of my favorite books of poetry.
Nicholas Chiarkas, Author
Observant, tender, funny, witty clever … Trevor has a nostalgic bent at times, and is capable of awakening other folks feelings and thoughts
Jane Johnson, poet
It has been a joy to read all of you wonderful poets and thanks, once again, to you Trevor, for creating this bond and for including me in it.
Neetu Malik, poet
I have been reading a lot of the work that has gone into the making of it and am very impressed with much of the excellently crafted writing
Robin Hislop (Art Villa)