Joan Michelson

Joan Michelson has been published in more than fifty magazines and book anthologies in the UK and USA, and has won prizes or been placed in the Strokestown International Poetry Competition, the Scottish International Open Poetry Competition, the Yorkshire Open Poetry Competition and the Manchester Cathedral Poetry Competition amongst others. She was the 2012 Crouch End Poet Laureate of Thornton’s Budgens. She won The Poetry Society’s Hamish Canham Prize in 2012 for ‘Muslim Girl’, and won the Bristol Poetry Prize 2015. Her collection, Landing Stage, winner of the third prize in the SPM Publications Poetry Book Competition 2016, will be published in 2017.