• Brandon, Jo

    Jo Brandon (b.1986) grew up in rural Lincolnshire and studied Creative Writing at Leeds University. Her debut poetry pamphlet Phobia was published by Valley Press in 2012, followed by her first full collection The Learned Goose (2015). Jo has been writer-in-residence at various literary festivals and was a BBC-funded development writer at West Yorkshire Playhouse.


"Candlestick’s website is enticing and you might find yourself buying pamphlets of poems about puddings and bicycles..."Erica Wagner
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