Based in Nottingham, England, Jo is a writer of poetry, short fiction and travel memoir.
erbacce Poetry Journal
Between the Lines
Small Acts of Kindness
Our Beating Heart - NHS70
Her work has also been broadcast on BBC Radio and she has appeared on BBC Radio Nottingham to discuss poetry, fiction, travel writing, film storylines and writing for wellbeing.
Jo's poetry competition listings include:
Bridport Prize for Poetry 2016 - Shortlisted
Mslexia Women's Poetry Competition 2017 - Longlisted
erbacce Prize for Poetry 2019 - Featured Poet
Residencies and MA studies
In 2017, she became the first writer-in-residence at the Maggie's Centre, Nottingham and the following year, Jo graduated from the MA in Creative Writing at Nottingham Trent University with a distinction, including for her short travel memoir on India, Turmoil in Tranquillity.
Non-fiction/poetry reading, travel writing workshops
Jo joined The Nasiona Magazine as a reader in March 2019, recording audio version's of other contributors work for The Nasiona Podcast Series (e.g. Deborah Elderhorst's memoir in episode 7) and led a beginner's travel writing workshop which she hopes to do more of in 2020.