Maggie Sawkins

Maggie Sawkins published her poetry collection, The Zig Zag Woman (Two Ravens Press, 2007) following her successful pamphlet, based on her MA dissertation, Charcot’s Pet (Flarestack 2004). Maggie has received Arts Council funding to run workshops and readings, and has recently been appointed as Lecturer in Creative Writing at South Downs College.  

‘[T]hese poems recall the rich confessional poetry of Pascale Petite or the surreal psychodramas of Selima Hill, and herald a bold, truthful new voice.’ (Magma)

‘Here is a poet whose language is like a multi-coloured kite: she knows how to let it fly and swoop, but she never lets go of the strings.’ (Poetry Express)

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