Julie-ann Rowell’s first pamphlet collection, Convergence, published by Brodie Press, won a Poetry Book Society Award. Her first full collection, Letters North (also Brodie Press), was nominated for the Inaugural Michael Murphy Poetry Prize for Best First Collection in 2011. Her many awards include first prize in the Frogmore Poetry Competition and The New Writer’s short collection competition. She was also commended in the BT Section of the National Poetry Competition 2000, and the Bridport Prize, shortlisted in the Open Poetry International Sonnet Competition, Wells Festival Poetry Competition, Writer’s Inc, Ware Poets and Mslexia Poetry Competitions (twice), as well as being published in many magazines and journals. She has poems in several anthologies, including Furies (For Books’ Sake), edited by Eve Lacey, which was runner-up in the Saboteur Awards 2015.