Spring Readings: Three Poems by Polly Atkin

Polly Atkin reads her three poems from the new, spring issue of The Lonely Crowd.




pollyPolly Atkin lives in Cumbria. Her second poetry pamphlet Shadow Dispatches (Bridgend: Seren, 2013) won the Mslexia Pamphlet Prize, 2012. In 2014 she was awarded New Writing North’s Andrew Waterhouse Prize, for work towards her forthcoming collection ‘reflect[ing] a strong sense of place or the natural environment’. Recent work has been published in New Welsh Reader and The Clearing. She teaches Creative Writing and English Studies at the University of Strathclyde.

All three of Polly’s poems are featured in the new spring issue of The Lonely Crowd, which may be purchased here.

Recordings and images: copyright © Polly Atkin, 2016.