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Offa’s Press Poets

Below are details of the poets published by Offa’s Press. Click on their respective links for more information and contact details.

David Bingham
David lives in Ironbridge, Telford, and has been writing for many years. A retired Humanities teacher, he has a Diploma in Creative Writing from Birmingham University and is currently editor of Blithe Spirit magazine. Read more…

Bert Flitcroft
Bert Flitcroft is an experienced and accomplished poet who for some time has been quietly and unassumingly spreading the poetry word in the Midlands – at workshops, as a teacher and mentor, as poet-in-residence and so on. Read more…

Nick Pearson
Nick Pearson is a Forward Prize nominated poet. His poems have inhabited many places, including anthologies, magazines, websites, CDs, live performances and the works of artists. Read more…

Jeff Phelps
Jeff Phelps’s work has been published in London Magazine and Critical Quarterly. In 1991 he was the winner of the Mail on Sunday Novel Competition. Fay Weldon described his entry as ‘an intensely attractive piece of writing’Read more…

Emma Purshouse
Emma Purshouse is a lively and original performance poet.  She is a slam winner and regularly performs at spoken word venues and literature festivals across the country.  Read more…

Dave Reeves
Dave Reeves has been a well-known poet/ performer around the West Midlands for many years. Formerly the editor of Raw Edge magazine and now presenter of Radio Wildfire’s live literature show his poetry has been widely published and appreciated. Not bad going for a Netherton lad. Read more…

Win Saha
At times mocking, at times loving, Win Saha’s poetry is in a long tradition of witty light verse that packs a punch.  Read more…

Jane Seabourne
Jane Seabourne is a widely published writer and poet whose credits include The Guardian and Mslexia. She has lived on both sides of Offa’s Dyke, having grown up in South Wales, and currently works part-time in education.  Read more…