Jo has just been awarded a Northern Writers’ Award for her current Work in Progress and awarded funding from Arts Council England.
After winning the Roy Fisher Prize for poetry, Jo’s debut pamphlet Swallowing Sand was published.
She’s since been featured at the National Poetry Library in London and shortlisted for the Jane Martin poetry prize as well as invited to read internationally.
P u b l i c a t i o n s
'Move with the Tides', The Selkie, 2023
'Our Bodies Remember', Tiny Wren Lit, The Half-Life of Echoes, 2023
Butcher's Dog Magazine, 2023
'Under A Low Harvest Moon' and 'Goyt Valley Haibun', Sunday Mornings at the River, Mother Nature Burns, 2023
'Excavate', Myth and Lore, Issue 2: Fungus Among Us, 2022
'Looking Glass', Boring Little Girls Club, 2021
'Ginger Harvested in the Spring will be Tender', The Signal House Edition, 2021
'The Dunnock', Mookychick, The Medusa Project, 2020
'Earth Star' and 'Red Drumhead', Victoria Baths, Wild-on-Medlock, 2020
'Irreverence', Words to Remember, 2020
The Emma Press, 2019
'Waking', Dear Damsels, 2019
National Poetry Library London, 2018
Swallowing Sand, Winner of the Roy Fisher Prize for Poetry, 2015