Davina (D A) Prince has been a Poetry Society Member for many years and is also a member of the South Leicestershire Stanza. Her poem ‘Jack‘ was a runner-up in The Poetry Society’s Stanza Poetry Competition in 2010, judged by Sheenagh Pugh, and she has been regularly published in Poetry News.
D A Prince’s first pamphlet, Undoing Time, was published by Pikestaff Press in 1998, followed by Keeping in touch from the same publisher in 2002. Meanwhile Manifold ‘Century’ Chapbooks had brought out Without Boundaries in 2001. In 2008 Happenstance Press published her full-length collection, Nearly the Happy Hour; this was the first full-length publication from this publisher. Common Ground, also HappenStance Press, published in 2014, won the East Midlands Book Award in 2015.