Maggie Butt is an ex-journalist and BBC TV documentary producer, turned poet. She has published five poetry collections and a novel. Her most recent poetry collection is Degrees of Twilight (The London Magazine 2015).
Previous collections were the illustrated, themed books Sancti Clandestini – Undercover Saints (Ward-Wood 2012) and Ally Pally Prison Camp (Oversteps Books 2011), her pocket-sized book of pocket-sized poems petite (Hearing Eye 2010) and her first collection Lipstick (Greenwich Exchange 2007.)
She is an Advisory Fellow for the Royal Literary Fund and an Associate Professor of Creative Writing at Middlesex University where she’s taught Creative Writing since 1990.
Her poems have escaped the page into choreography, a geo-locative mobile phone app, an e-chapbook and live musical accompaniment. www.maggiebutt.co.uk
On My 80th Birthday