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John Lindley Biography | Poet

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John Lindley is a freelance poet and creative writing tutor. An experienced performer, he has read at Ledbury Poetry Festival and at the Buxton and Edinburgh Fringe Festivals.

He runs poetry workshops for writers’ groups, festivals and in prisons, schools, universities, youth clubs and day care centres, as well as for those with learning difficulties.

Widely published and a prize-winner in a number of national competitions, his poetry has also been broadcast on radio.

His ninth and latest collection, Dylan Thomas: Embers & Sparks was published in February 2014.

He is a former 'Cheshire Poet Laureate' and 'Manchester Cathedral Poet of the Year'