• Learner, Gill

    Learner, Gill

    Gill Learner (b.1939) was born near Birmingham and now lives in Reading. Having worked in the printing trade, she went on to teach printing studies. Since beginning to write poetry in 2001 she has won the Poetry Society’s Hamish Canham Prize and the Buxton Poetry Competition. She has published two full collections: The Agister’s Experiment (2011) and Chill Factor (2016) both with Two Rivers Press.


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