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Deborah Tyler-Bennett
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Deborah Tyler-Bennett poet

Deborah Tyler-Bennett was born in Sutton Coldfield and now lives in Leicestershire.

Publications

Revudeville (King’s England Press, 2011)

Pavilion (Smokestack, 2010)

Clark Gable in Mansfield (King’s England Press, 2003)

Creative Writing Guides

Words and Things Pack for Creative Writing in Schools with Mark Goodwin

Creative Writing Package Victoria and Albert Museum with Gill Spraggs

Creative Pack for Nottingham Museum Service’s Resource Box

Deborah Tyler-Bennett’s poems have been broadcast on Radio Romania Cultural Notebook of Poetry (2010) and she’s recorded four poems on PoetCasting. Her poems have been used in display at Material Evidence: Sculpture from the Arts Council, Lincoln The Collection and the Bank Street Arts exhibition In Their Own Words. Deborah Tyler-Bennett’s also worked with the textile artist Ruth Singer on the Art Box project for Leicestershire’s Open Museum’s Artworks Collection with the resulting poems appearing as a pamphlet for school, The Ballad of Epping and Other Poems. Market Harborough Museum in Leicestershire displayed an exhibition of Deborah Tyler-Bennett’s poems in collaboration with visual artist Lora Redman in 2007 as part of the Write Muse project linking artists and writers.

Deborah Tyler-Bennett regularly performs her work too and is often inspired by vintage fashion which is also collects.

Deborah Tyler-Bennett edits the journal The Coffee House which was founded at Charnwood Arts in 1998. The Coffee House publishes short fiction and black and white artwork alongside poems, publishing work from writers in the East Midlands and internationally and is sold in the UK, Ireland and New York as well as distributed via subscriptions.

Website http://www.poetrypf.co.uk/deborahtylerbennettpage.html

“I came away from this brief selection of poems full of admiration for Tyler-Bennett’s work and her ability to pin down the psychological dynamics of people under pressure, the capturing of a bird’s flight and challenge of discovering the winds of change and making them part of her subject matter. Her apparently effortless writing, her dry-as-a-bone humour, make the subjects of this world tolerable.” Patricia Prime (nhi review)

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