Meet the Poet
Polly Stretton is a member of Worcester Writers’ Circle and part of the Worcestershire Literary Festival team – she is one of two organisers for the alternative poetry event 42 Worcester and also a Croome Poet. Writing for both page and performance, her work has been widely published in anthologies. Her first collection of poetry, Girl’s Got Rhythm, was reprinted by Black Pear Press (2014), which also published her latest work, a series of poems in a pamphlet, Chatterton (2014), about the tragic 18th Century poet Thomas Chatterton. Polly can occasionally be found on Facebook and posts at journalread.com and pollycroome.wordpress.com. Read.