Julia Webb is a poet, creative writing tutor, artist and editor based in Norwich. She has two poetry collections published by Nine Arches Press: Bird Sisters (2016) and Threat (2019). In 2011 she won the Poetry Society’s Stanza competition. Her poem “Sisters” was highly commended in the 2016 Forward Prize and in 2018 she won the Battered Moons poetry competition with her poem “We is in the bank”. Her work has appeared in numerous journals and anthologies.
Julia has masses of poetry industry experience – she runs Norwich Stanza group, works for Gatehouse Press and Café Writers, and is a poetry editor for Lighthouse (a journal for new writing). She has a first class honours degree in Creative Writing from Norwich University College of the Arts and an MA (poetry) from the University of East Anglia. She teaches creative writing, mentors poets and runs online poetry courses. She also writes poetry book reviews for Under the Radar.
Julia believes in the value of mentoring and has had mentoring herself at key points in her writing career, which she found invaluable. She believes it is never too late to start writing.
(Julia’s photo credit: Martin Figura)
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