• Grindrod, Cathy

    Cathy Grindrod (b1961) was Derbyshire Poet Laureate from 2005-2007, and her most recent collection of poetry is The Sky Head On (Shoestring Press, 2009). She is also a playwright, most recently of Swing, performed in 2015, and wrote the libretto for the oratorio, More Glass Than Wall. She is a literature consultant, tutor and mentor, specialising in writing for wellbeing.


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