Jo Dixon is Research Assistant in Critical Poetics at Nottingham Trent University. She completed a PhD in Creative and Critical Writing at NTU in 2017. Her thesis considered epiphany in contemporary poetry, focusing on the work of Kathleen Jamie, Alice Oswald and Liz Berry. She was funded by the AHRC and the Midlands3Cities Doctoral Training Partnership. Her poems have appeared in New Walk, The Interpreter’s House and Furies: A Poetry Anthology of Women Warriors (For Books’ Sake). In April 2016, her poem ‘Skegness Wake’ was commended in the Writing East Midlands poetry competition and her debut poetry pamphlet: A Woman in the Queue, was published by Melos Press in May 2016.
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