Gina Wilson has always written adult poetry but was published first as a children’s writer—novels (Faber), poetry (Cape, picture books (Walker Books). She was short-listed for the Carnegie Medal, the Kurt Maschler Award, the Smarties Prize and the Bisto Book of the Year Award.
Her adult poetry first began to appear in 1996, since when it has been published in a wide range of magazines and anthologies. She won the Frogmore Prize in 1997 and the Lace Open Poetry Competition in 1999.
She is married with three grown-up children and two grand-daughters. She lives in Oxford and works as a psychotherapist.
Scissors, Paper, Stone HappenStance, 2010
Literary agent: David Higham