• Barlow, Mike

    Mike Barlow is a poet and artist. His first poetry collection Living the Difference was published by Salt in 2004. He has gone on to publish several pamphlets and to be successful in a number of major competitions. In fact, his poem ‘The Third Wife’ was the winner of the National Poetry Competition in 2006. His latest title is Charmed Lives (Smith/Doorstop, 2012).


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