Geraldine Green

Geraldine Green Hardknott Fort 1.5Freelance creative writing tutor, mentor, poetry editor and writer-in-residence at Swarthmoor Hall, Geraldine Green has three poetry pamphlets and two collections. Her collections The Other Side of the Bridge and Salt Road are both published by Indigo Dreams. She gained a PhD in Creative Writing Poetry from Lancaster University in 2011. You can find out more about Geraldine on her blog, Salt Road

Books: Her collections are: The Skin and Passio {Flarestack}, Poems of a Mole Catcher’s Daughter (Palores). The Other Side of the Bridge and Salt Road (Indigo Dreams).

Poems and prose have appeared in a variety of anthologies and magazines (online and hard copies) in the UK, Italy and North America, including Orbis, Lapidus, Tears in the Fence, Rain Dog, Southlight, SOUTH, Poetry Cornwall, Obsessed with Pipework, Citizen 32, Envoi, Zaum Literary Review of Sonoma State University USA.

Anthologies: Hortus Conclusus and Primal Sanities – A Tribute to Walt Whitman, ‘Elegant Rage – A Poetic Tribute to Woody Guthrie’, ‘The Little Balkans Review’ Kansas (upcoming), ‘Rachel Carson Silent Spring at 50’ (online publication), Heavenly Bodies, ed. Rebecca Irvine, Sculpted –Poetry of the North West eds. Lindsey Holland and Angela Topping, The Price of Gold and Running Before the Wind, ed. Joy Howard Grey hen Press, The Cockermouth Poets ed. Michael Baron, On a Bat’s Wing ed. Michael Baron, For Rhino in a Shrinking World ed. Harry Owen, Land Songs ed. Charles Johnson

Therapeutic Writing: “Words for Wellbeing” ed. Carol Ross, Writing Works A Resource Handbook for Therapeutic Writing eds. Victoria janet Field, Kate Thompson, Jessica Kingsley 2006,

Articles for the NAWE magazine (National Association of Writers in Education) exploring undergraduate and post graduate experiences.

Geraldine’s poem for The Other Side of Sleep, Bewcastle Point to Point, was written in response to a writing exercise called ‘point to point’  given by New York poet George Wallace, at Bewcastle, June 2011.