Location: penrith

Published by Arachne Press

Publicity contact: outreach@arachnepress.com

Joy Howard

Joy Howard has been writing poetry for over 40 years. It was coming out as lesbian that set the ball rolling. Her collection Exit Moonshine charts the ups and downs of what followed. She has run Grey Hen Press since 2008, publishing themed anthologies (23 so far) showcasing older women’s poetry. Her own poems have appeared in several poetry journals, been widely anthologised and can be seen online at www.poetrypf.co.uk .  She has three collections: Exit Moonshine (Grey Hen Press 2009), Refurbishment (Ward Wood Publications 2011) and Foraging (Arachne Press 2016).