Keele Hall Readings: Caleb Parkin

Caleb Parkin, Bristol City Poet 2020 – 22, won second prize in the National Poetry Competition 2016, the Winchester Poetry Prize 2017 and other shortlists. His poems feature in The Rialto, The Poetry Review, Under the Radar, Poetry Wales, Magma, Butcher’s Dog and elsewhere. Commissions include Poetry Society, Lyra Festival, Green Party, National Literacy Trust, Royal British Legion, and The Hepworth Wakefield. He tutors for Poetry Society, Poetry School, Cheltenham Festivals, First Story and holds an MSc in Creative Writing for Therapeutic Purposes (CWTP) with a research dissertation focused on museum and gallery settings. He previously worked in BBC TV and radio production, as a teacher and Senior Inclusion Worker. His debut pamphlet was Wasted Rainbow (tall-lighthouse, Feb 2021). His debut collection This Fruiting Body is published with Nine Arches Press, October 2021. Find out more about Caleb and his writing in our Q&A!

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