Biography / Artist statement
Cathy Galvin is a poet based in Tooting who has been described by the writer Neil Gaiman as ' a poet of enormous subtlety and beauty'. Her work has been published in a range of national journals, including Agenda, Morning Star, Visual Verse and the London Magazine. She has published three sequences of poetry, two with the Melos Press and her latest, Walking The Coventry Ring Road With Lady Godiva, with the Guillemot Press, and is completing a practice-based PhD at Goldsmiths College, University of London. She is also a journalist, founder of the Sunday Times Short Story Award and Word Factory, an organisation supporting short story writers. She curated the UK's first festival of citizenship and literature and also co-founded the Guillemot Factory, a collaboration celebrating the best of national short story writing.Associated with: Poet and also founder of The Word Factory, an organisation supporting short story writers nationally and based in Tooting.