• Buckton, Christina

    Christina Buckton lives near Cambridge. She has had various careers in the BBC, education, counselling and play therapy and didn’t start to explore poetry until her eighties. Her poems have been published in various magazines and anthologies including The North, New Contexts, Orbis, Stand, Dreich, Fenland Journal, One Hand Clapping and Words for the Wild. She won On the Buses awards at the Guernsey International Poetry competition in 2018, 2020 and 2021.


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