Fran Lock

Fran portrait 1Fran Lock is the author of numerous chapbooks and nine poetry collections, most recently Hyena! Jackal! Dog! (Pamenar Press, 2021). Fran is an Associate Editor at Culture Matters where she recently edited The Cry of the Poor: An anthology of radical writing about poverty (2021); she edits the Soul Food column for Communist Review, and is a member of the new editorial advisory board for the Journal of British and Irish Innovative Poetry. Together with Hari Rajaledchumy, Fran recently completed work on Leaving, an English translation of poems by the Sri Lankan Tamil poet Anar (Poetry Translation Centre, 2021). Fran teaches at Poetry School and hides out in Kent with her beloved pit bull and eternal muse, Manny.

Visit our bookshop to buy Forever Alive, Fran Lock's new collection from Dare-Gale Press.

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