Category: North East England Writers
Writer Rachel Cochrane is inviting people to enter a national writing competition to commemorate 100 years since the death of suffragette Emily Wilding Davison. You can write prose, a blog post, a letter or a poem about this inspiring and brave woman who helped shape democracy in the 20th century.
Wallington in Northumberland is many things to many people. For Hexham-based writer Sophie Keates-Gazey it has served as the inspiration for a poem called Light Dancing on Water. The piece is featured on audio entertainment website listenupnorth.com, run by Rachel Cochrane. In this article, Rachel describes meeting Sophie and how her work has evolved in recent years.
New literary talent is emerging from the North of England and Rachel Cochrane, who produces and edits spoken word website listenupnorth.com, shares a new name to discover in her first Northern Arts column for thisisnorthumberland.com.