Richard Goodson

Richard Goodson is a poet, creative writing teacher and runs The Poetry Society’s Nottingham Stanza. He was winner of our 2008 Stanza Poetry Competition with ‘Daniel Craig: The Screensaver’, which was subsequently published in the Penguin Poetry of Sex, edited by Sophie Hannah. He co-edited Heroes: From Mum to Mandela (Five Leaves, November 2012), an anthology of young people’s poems and stories. He also founded Word Jam, a collective of poets and musicians in Nottingham whose first language is not English, in February 2013.  He was Co-Director, and is now Creative Advisor.