Location: Cambridge, UK

Published by Dialect Press

Publicity contact: dialectwriters@gmail.com

Alice Willitts

Alice is a writer, editor and plantswoman from the Fens. She is the author of Something Light Written (Elephant Press, 2023), Think Thing: an ecopoetry practice, (Elephant Press, 2021), With Love, (Live Canon, 2020) and Dear, (Magma, 2019). She runs The 57 Poetry Collective in Cambridge and is the editor of DIRT with Dialect Writers. She graduated with Distinction from the Creative Writing Poetry MA at UEA in 2018. She was shortlisted for the Ivan Juritz Prize 2018 for the p0_EM experiment in fractal poetics. She collected climate rebel stories for Channel Mag and was delighted to co-edit Magma 78: Collaborations issue (Nov 2020).

She believes in putting hope into action. She is a co-founder of On The Verge Cambridge actively increasing plants for pollinators throughout the city. River Cam Erasure is a protest poetry project raising awareness about damage to the Cam’s chalk stream ecosystem.

In Nov 2021 she was the grateful recipient of a DYCP grant from Art Council England to write her second collection. Calls To Me Longingly is forthcoming from Blue Diode Press in 2025.