Location: Gloucestershire, UK

Published by Dialect Press

Publicity contact: dialectwriters@gmail.com

JLM Morton

JLM Morton is a writer and poet whose work explores rural identity and belonging, ancestry, place and practices of care, repair and solidarity across human and other-than-human worlds. Winner of the Laurie Lee, Geoffrey Dearmer, Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust Poetry and International Dylan Thomas Day prizes, her work is published widely including in The Poetry Review, The Rialto, Magma, Poetry Birmingham, Places of Poetry, Sunday Telegraph and recently in Living With Water (Manchester University Press, 2023). In 2023 she was longlisted for the Nan Shepherd Prize. Her first full poetry collection Red Handed is forthcoming with Broken Sleep Books (2024).  She is currently poet in residence at Sladebank Woods, a semi-urban woodland sandwiched between a housing estate and an AONB. Find her online at: jlmmorton.com