Alwyn has been a university lecturer, chief executive of two NGOs and Editor of a journal. Three of her seven published books are poetry. She has won and been placed many competitions, and held Poet in Residence posts with Ballet Rambert and with the Winchester Arts Festival. She is Managing Editor of Oversteps Books, holds a research fellowship at the University of Surrey, and gives readings all over Britain and abroad.
Alwyn’s seven books include non-fiction and poetry. The latest two poetry collections were Touching Earth and festo, both commissioned by Oversteps before Alwyn took over from Anne Born as Managing Editor. Her poetry and prose appear in numerous magazines and anthologies.