Location: Sheffield

Rachel Bower

Rachel Bower is an award-winning writer based in Sheffield. She teaches Creative Writing at the University of Leeds and runs writing workshops and events across Yorkshire and Derbyshire, including ‘Wild Writes.’ She is the author of Moon Milk (Valley Press) and Epistolarity and World Literature (Palgrave Macmillan). Her poetry has been published widely in journals and magazines, including Magma, The London Magazine, Frontier, New Welsh Reader and Stand.

Rachel edited the Verse Matters anthology with Helen Mort and is currently editing a parenting anthology with Simon Armitage. She has a PhD in English from the University of Cambridge, and has taught at the University of Cambridge and the University of Leeds, and facilitated creative workshops for a wide range of organisations including schools, the British Library, Poet in the City, the University of Sheffield, Sheffield Libraries and Barnsley Museums. She is currently teaching Creative Writing at the University of Leeds. https://rachelbower.net/