Green Bottle Press was founded in London in 2014 to publish debut poetry pamphlets and the very occasional first collection. There is no one style or subject that marks us out – the quality of the poetry and the attention to detail in production of beautiful books is our hallmark.
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Caroline Davies was born in Norfolk to Welsh parents and spent much of her childhood by the sea. She has two collections, Convoy and Voices from Stone and Bronze, published by Cinnamon Press. This is her first pamphlet.
Laura Wainwright is from Newport, South Wales. She has been a Magma ‘Selected’ poet and her poetry has twice been shortlisted for the Bridport Prize. She has a PhD in Literature from Cardiff University and is also the author of the critical book, New Territories in Modernism: Anglophone Welsh Writing, 1930-1949 (University of Wales Press, 2018).
Mícheál McCann is from Derry. He is beginning a PhD on AIDS writing and optimism. His work appears in Poetry Ireland Review, PN Review and The Tangerine. He has read for the Lifeboat Reading Series and some of his poems have been set to music for the Derry International Choral Festival. He won the inaugural Ireland Chair of Poetry Student Prize in 2019.
Phoebe Walker was born in Northumberland and now lives in Manchester, where she works in development for the arts and social justice sectors. She received the Mairtín Crawford Poetry Award in 2019, and a Northern Writers’ Award for poetry in 2012. Her work has appeared in Under the Radar, The Tangerine, The Moth, Ambit, Magma, and in the Northern Poetry Library’s ‘Poem of the North’ exhibition. She is a 2021 winner of an Eric Gregory award for Animal Noises published by Green Bottle Press.
Sandra Galton is half-Danish but has lived most of her adult life in London working as a musician. She completed an MA in Writing Poetry at the Poetry School, London/Newcastle University in 2017.Her poems have appeared in several publications and have been successful in a number of competitions. This is her first pamphlet.
Stephanie Jacob is an actor, playwright and poet. She started in theatre-in-education, then sidled into mainstream theatre where she’s worked as an actor for 30 years. She began writing plays to create more diverse female roles.
Shifts, first broadcast on BBC Radio Three, is a poetic response to nurses talking about the pandemic (‘epic, a vivid, powerful record of these strange times.’ Sunday Times). Boudica is Stephanie’s first poetry collection (www.stephaniejacob.co.uk).
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