MOSKOWITZ, Cheryl

thumbnail_DSC_7168 (1)CHERYL MOSKOWITZ is an award winning poet, playwright translator and novelist. Her debut poetry collection The Girl is Smiling (Circle Time Press, 2012) was included in the ‘Best New Poetry’ section of the Sunday Telegraph. Her novel Wyoming Trail, published by Granta in 1998, was highly praised by journals including the Observer, Mail on Sunday and The Express (‘an extraordinary, powerful novel’). Other writing credits include poetry for children, critical essays and non-fiction, plays and translations. From 2014 – 2017 she pioneered a ground-breaking residency as ‘Highfield Poet’ at Highfield Primary School in Enfield. Her poetry collection for children CAN IT BE ABOUT ME? published by Otter-Barry books at Frances Lincoln has been described as ‘A wealth of carefully observed and recollected vignettes of childhood experience: funny, poignant, angry and hopeful by turns.’ ‘A gem of a collection’. (Armadillo Children’s Book Review Magazine) Cheryl has over thirty years of experience working as a poet in schools and in the community. Currently, together with her musician husband, Alastair Gavin, she hosts The All Saints Sessions, a bi-monthly programme of experimental poetry and electronic music in a candlelit church setting in North London. She is on the editorial board of Magma Poetry Magazine.

 

 

Audio Recordings:

In A Dallas Laundry

Jasmine Street

One For The Heart

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