Pam Thompson

  • Role:Joint Secretary and Host
  • Introduction:Pam Thompson is a poet and academic with a Phd in Creative Writing. She’s the author of 4 poetry collections: Strange Fashion (Pindrop Press, 2017), Hologram ( Sunk island Publishing, 2009), The Japan Quiz ( Redbeck Press, 2009) and Show Date and Time (Smith-Doorstop, 2006). Widely published in magazines, such as: The North, The Rialto, Mslexia, Magma and Under the Radar - Pam has had success in a number of competitions. She was winner of the Magma Judges Prize in 2015 and a Highly Commended in the Forward Prize Anthology in the same year.

    In March 2017 she won 3rd Prize in the Poets and Players Poetry Competition. Pam is a freelance writer, tutor and reviewer and is a 2019 Hawthornden Fellow. For more information see: https://pamthompsonpoetry.com