Jane Aldous lives in Edinburgh where she finds many sources of inspiration for her poems in nature in the garden, allotment and surrounding countryside.
Her poems have appeared in Southlight, Northwords Now, poetandgeek have been commended in the Bridport Prize, the Norman MacCaig Centenary Prize, the Baker Prize, Buzzwords and she won the Wigtown Poetry Prize in 2012.
We published Jane’s second collection, More Patina than Gleam in March 2023 which she sold to us as: 70 poems for my 70th year, to celebrate her 71st birthday.
Her poems have also been also been anthologised by Edinburgh Council Museum and Galleries, Speculative Books (also podcast), the Stanza Poetry Map of Scotland (online), New Writing Scotland and Grey Hen Press.
Tymes goe by Turnes Anthology preorders available now The Solstice Shorts Festival, Tymes goe by Turnes is online this year, 21st December 2020 8pm GMT tickets suggested donation £5. Deals on book and ticket combinations available