Alison Lock


Alison Lock is a poet and author. She finds inspiration in the moorlands and the natural environment of the South Pennines. Her most recent publication is Revealing the Odour of Earth (2017) published by Calder Valley Poetry. Her previous collections are A Slither of Air (2011), and Beyond Wings (2015) both Indigo Dreams Publishing. She is also the author of a short story collection, Above the Parapet (2013); and the fantasy novella, Maysun and the Wingfish (MothersMilkBooks 2016). She has an MA in Literature Studies from York St John University.

Alison’s story for Liberty Tales is Dog’s Life

Alison’s Poem for Dusk, Crow Haibun, which she describes as, the cycle of life via Crow – through winter, from berry to new growth, was performed at Ellon, Carlisle, and Rossendale at Dusk on the 21st December 2017 and published in the Dusk anthology on 21st June 2018

Her poem Noon Son will be performed at Noon at Blackheath and Carlisle on 21st December 2018 and published in the Noon anthology on 21st March 2019