Anne grew up in the north-west of England and now lives in West Yorkshire with her son. Her poetry has been published in several anthologies—Poet's Cheshire (Headland) and The Nerve (Virago), and in three collections by Cinnamon Press. She has completed an MA in writing poetry at Manchester Metropolitan University and now teaches creative writing at Bolton University and for the OU. She performs all over the UK, and has won a first collection award from Cinnamon Press.
Together with digital artist Jack Lockhart, she runs a company called Sources that specialises in using text and visual art. The National Association for Writers in Education (NAWE) employs her to run their professional development programme for writers.
Her work is widely published in magazines and journals, including Quattrocento, Writing Women, Magma, The North and Poetry Wales.
Her forthcoming collection is ‘Talking With the Dead’ (Cinnamon Press February 2011).
- Slug Language (HappenStance, 2008), Reviewed in Sphinx 10.
and as editor and contributor
- Some Girls’ Mothers (Route, 2008)