Cheryl Follon grew up in Ayrshire and now lives in Glasgow.
Dirty Looks (Bloodaxe, 2010)
All Your Talk (Bloodaxe, 2004)
Tales from a Small Island (Akros, 2002)
Cheryl Follon studied Law and German and then English Literature at the University of Glasgow and then took an M.Phil in Creative Writing at Trinity College Dublin. In 2004 – 2005 she spent some time living in New Orleans. She now teaches at a further education college in Glasgow. Cheryl Follon won third prize in the Strokestown Poetry Competition in 2002 and has received two writer’s bursaries from the Scottish Arts Council.
“These marvellous poems are a sustained achievement. They all have a kind of Regency air to them, founded in the context of Burns which they acknowledge, but with deeper roots and associations: Dunbar, the Ballads and ultimately Ovid.” Bernard O’Donoghue
Cheryl Follon at Bloodaxe Books: http://www.bloodaxebooks.com/personpage.asp?author=Cheryl+Follon