Stephanie Norgate’s collections from Bloodaxe are Hidden River (2008, Forward and Jerwood Aldeburgh First Collection prize shortlists) and The Blue Den (2012). Her plays have been broadcast on BBC R4. Stephanie Norgate has worked at the University of Chichester for 13 years, where she is a Senior Lecture and runs the MA in Creative Writing. Chalk Poets is curated by Stephanie.
Hannah Brockbank has recently completed her MA in Creative Writing at the University of Chichester. Recent publications featuring her work include, Hallelujah for 50ft Women Anthology (Bloodaxe), and The London Magazine.
Kate Miller grew up in Hampshire, studied at Cambridge and London, and became a writer. Her book The Observances was shortlisted for the 2015 Costa Book Award. Her poems have recently been seen in Ambit, Long Poem Magazine, New Walk, Poetry Review, The Rialto, Shearsman, Warwick Review, and the TLS.
Steven O'Brien is a widely published poet, with two collections - Dark Hill Dreams and Scrying Stone. He is a novelist, academic and editor of The London Magazine. He is currently working on Britannic Myths a series of creative prose retellings.
Lydia has published two collections, Notes on Sea and Land, HappenStance 2011, and Estuary, Two Ravens Press, 2014. Her poem Night Drive was shortlisted for the Forward Prize in 2010. She has led many community arts projects.
Zoe Mitchell lives and works on the South Coast. She has been published in national poetry magazines The Rialto and Brittle Star and has recently completed an MA in Creative Writing at the University of Chichester.
Colette Sensier is a poetry, prose and drama writer from Brighton. She’s been featured in the Salt Book of Younger Poets and other anthologies and magazines. Her debut collection, Skinless, is published by Eyewear.