Jo Haslam

Jo Haslam grew up in Lancashire, graduated in Fine Art in Manchester and lives with her family in West Yorkshire where she works as a writer and bibliotherapist.

Her first collection Light from the Upper Left published by Smith/Doorstop, after winning the Poetry Business competition in 1994, was followed by her collection The Sign for Water and a pamphlet Lunar Moths.

Her work has appeared in poetry magazines and received recognition in major poetry competitions, including the 2010 National Poetry Competition where  her poem ‘Wish’ won joint second prize.