Julie Corbett lives in Hull and her chap book On the Humber is available from www.foldedword.com. She has read at Beverley and Bridlington Literature Festivals and has received commissions for poetry performances at Humbermouth Literature Festival and the BBC’s Contains Strong Language. Her poems have been published in several poetry magazines and anthologiesand Julie was included in Versions of the North: Contemporary Yorkshire Poetry, a collection by sixty Yorkshire poets published by Five Leaves Publications. Her poem ‘Paragon Station and the Emigrants Waiting Room’ has been chosen to be part of the Places of Poetry anthology due to be published autumn 2020 by One World Publishing. This pleases her greatly.
Three poems from On the Humber are cited in a chapter of Piperides Jaques, Kyra L (2019) YORKSHIRE POETRY, 1954-2019: LANGUAGE, IDENTITY, CRISIS. PhD thesis, University of York.
Sometimes I say I am a poet. Recently I have been thinking of myself differently and asking if I am an artist. This blog is both ongoing history and retrospective, a journey journal where I hope to write to learn something new.