Friends & Associates

These Writers and Artists have generously contributed to our meetups although they are not at the moment particularly active contributors or subscribers to the group.  We are delighted that they have wanted to share our afternoons.  The asterisked & highlighted names have links to content on personal Pages elsewhere on this blog. Please explore!  


ROSIE JACKSON Rosie Jackson lives in Frome and teaches writing workshops. Her poetry is widely published in journals such as Acumen, Ambit, Frogmore Papers, Poetry Salzburg,

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Rosie Jackson

Scintilla, Tears in the Fence, The Interpreter’s House, set for GCSE, used for a sculpture in the grounds of a Dorchester hospital and she has collaborated with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment. Her poetry pamphlet What the Ground Holds (Poetry Salzburg, 2014) was followed by her first collection The Light Box (Cultured Llama, 2016). She won 1st prize in the Stanley Spencer Poetry Competition 2017, 3rd prize in the Hippocrates Open 2017, joint first prize in the Bath Poetry Competition 2015, Second Prize in Battered Moons 2015. Her books of prose include Fantasy: The Literature of Subversion; Frieda Lawrence; The Eye of the Buddha (fiction); Mothers Who Leave and a memoir The Glass Mother (Unthank Books, 2016). She is a member of Knucklebone Poets and Subversif Po 

FRANCES-ANNE KING contributed one of the readings from Michael Symmons Roberts’ Drysalter to the meetup in the Duncan Room on 19th May 2018.




JAMES THOMAS The Beaufort Bookshop, Larkhall James Thomas runs an excellent bookshop/events space in Larkhall and is happy to host interesting spoken word events created by Bath Writers & Artists Group, including book launches. He hosted a ‘ticket only’ mixed media  evening in April showcasing JUDE WISDOM’S illustrations for SUE BOYLE’S The Letters from Mexico with guitar accompaniment specially composed by MIRANDA PENDER.