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.





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