Claire Lynn

Claire Lynn teaches Creative Writing around Northumberland.  Her poems have been placed in various competitions including the Bridport Prize (1999) and Wasafiri (2017), published in various anthologies including Virago’s The Nerve, and magazines such as Butcher’s Dog. Her poem Sixteen Summers was commissioned by the Ilkley Literature Festival 2022 and Crossing to Lindisfarne is currently (2024-25) displayed on a poster at Longbenton Metro station in Newcastle upon Tyne.  She won the Mist and Mountain International Poetry Prize in 2023.

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