Living Published Women Poets in the UK
Emma Lee
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Emma Lee poet

Emma Lee was born in South Gloucestershire and moved to Leicester where she now lives. 


Yellow Torchlight and the Blues (Original Plus, 2004) poetry collection

Bitter Fame (New Generation Publishing, 2009) novel

Emma Lee blogs at http://emmalee1.wordpress.com/ and writes reviews on a regular basis for her blog, Sphinx and the Journal magazines plus ad hoc reviews for Assent and other magazines. Emma Lee’s poems and short stories have been widely published in anthologies and magazines.

Her poem Hope in Tones of Monochrome was runner-up in PoetCasting’s competition for poems inspired by photos taken in Aceh, Indonesia both immediately after and during the rebuilding following the Tsunami in 2004. She has also recorded four further poems for Poetcasting. Emma Lee has also judged poetry competitions, including King Edward VII Business Innovation Centre Poetry Competition for children (March 2010), Lawson-West’s Poetry Competition to raise funds for LOROS (July 2010), Nottingham Writers’ Club Short Story Competition (2009).  She has given poetry readings at Polyverse Poetry Festival at Loughborough University; Short Fuse, Y Theatre Leicester, Theatre Club Soho London; Leicester City Football Club, Leicester’s Guildhall and De Montfort University,

“Employing strong visual pictures… many of Emma Lee’s poems stick in the mind’s eye long after the book has been closed… Emma Lee’s poems are sharp, spare and economic, without missing out on the important details,” Deborah Tyler-Bennett.

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