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Georgina Titmus

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Biography

Georgina left school and home at 16, lived in Australia and Canada. In her late twenties she took 'A' Levels, then graduated in Philosophy from Durham University. She co-wrote (as Jane Clack) Satellite City - a sitcom broadcast on BBC Wales in the 1990s. She lives in Cornwall and has been writing poetry since 2015. Her work has been published in a number of journals and anthologies, including: Luminous Echoes (Into the Void, 2016); Poems to Keep (Dempsey & Windle, 2017); The Journal; The Road to Clevedon Pier (Hedgehog Poetry Press, 2018); What the Elephant Said to the Peacock (Dempsey & Windle, 2018); South; Orbis; The Frogmore Papers; Runcible Spoon; The Moth; Shot Glass Journal. She has been twice shortlisted in the Bridport Prize (2015 & 2016); was Highly Commended in the YorkFest Poetry Competition 2018; was shortlisted in the Aesthetica Creative Writing Award 2019, the Bedford International Writing Competition 2019 and the Brian Dempsey Memorial Prize 2020.

Samples

R.S. Iconic tones preach Cymru’s pangs from the pulpit, of a smartphone. Border baggage echo-streamed to my ear. Lyric luggage left in an infinite engine room; a virtual lost and found furnace room— The Machine. (Published in The Journal 2019) washed up Naked you lie, tide on the turn an affront to the breaking day foam slaps bruised bloated form; your uniqueness ebbed away. (Published by The Hedgehog Poetry Press 2018)

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