Pam Job is a member of Colchester Stanza group and has been writing poetry for about eight years. She has won awards in several national poetry competitions, winning the Suffolk Poetry prize, the Crabbe Memorial, for the second time this year. She helps run Poetry Wivenhoe, a monthly live poetry event and has co-edited four anthologies published under this umbrella, most recently ” so too have the doves gone”, poems on the theme of conflict. ‘Ornith-ology‘ is the latest anthology which she has helped produce. She has been published in various magazines including Acumen, South Bank Poetry, Artemis and London Grip, and has had poems published in several anthologies.