Anna Woodford’s adventures in creative writing

Kate Sweeney’s animation of Anna’s poem ‘Work‘ from her book Changing Room is shortlisted for the International Zebra Film Festival 2018.


Anna’s new book Changing Room (Salt, 2018) is out now and available to buy online from Salt, Waterstones, Amazon or instore at Waterstones and Blackwells in the North East and the  BALTIC Gallery, Gateshead.baltic bookshop (1)

Ango north east busna’s poems are now on 100 Go North East buses in 2018, including Quaylink services on Newcastle’s Quayside, as part of the Great Exhibition of the North! 

Anna has a poem in Route magazine’s LOCO-MOTION issue published in collaboration with York’s National Railway Museum (NRM) and the University of Sheffield.

Read-Regional-Antony-Dunn-Darlington-2-300x300Anna is running free ‘Exploring Poetry’ workshops in libraries throughout the North from March-June 2018 as part of New Writing North’s Read Regional programme. The workshops will be followed by readings from the poets Polly Atkin and Antony Dunn.

Anna has two poems in the current issue of Stand magazine.

Anna wins second prize in the  Ledbury Poetry Competition.

Anna has three new poems in the current issue of the North magazine.

Article on the Poetry in Motion exhibition at Newcastle City Library2017.

Anna has been awarded a major award from The Society of Authors’ Authors Foundation towards the development of her next poetry collection.

Update on Poetry in Motion at The Knowledge Exchange blog.

Anna has poetry upcoming in The Anthology of Aunts (Emma Press).

Anna’s poems are featured on buses in York.