Richard Westcott

Once upon a time, Richard Westcott was a doctor. Although cobwebs now hang from his stethoscope, his poetry often remembers his past life, helping to inspire (if that’s the right word) his poetry, in particular his pamphlet There they live much longer, published by Indigo Dreams.

He’s won a prize and commendation or two here and there, worked on several books with photographer Chris Chapman and his poems have appeared in various places including the Mary Evans Poetry Blog, Lighten Up Online, the Pitt Rivers Museum and the Ledbury Festival site.

He blogs at