Maggie Brookes

About Maggie

Maggie Brookes is an ex journalist and BBC TV producer, turned poet and novelist, living in London.

As Maggie Butt she has published 5 collections of poetry, one poetry pamphlet, one poetry e-book with MP3 and one edited collection of essays. Her poetry has been lifted off the page into choreography and a mobile phone app. Her latest collection Degrees of Twilight was published in July 2015 by The London Magazine.

She is an associate director of Middlesex University where she has taught Creative Writing since 1990. She has a PhD in Creative Writing and is editor of the creative writing journal Writing in Practice.





“I’ve learned so much since joining Creative Authors in 2012. Isy’s negotiated ten book deals for me since then and has always been very supportive. Her advice and knowledge of the publishing world have been invaluable in helping me progress as a writer and illustrator.”

Ged Adamson, Creative Authors Client.