Joolz Sparkes

Joolz Sparkes is published in magazines such as Magma, South Bank Poetry, the Persister’s Zine, Shooter Literary Magazine, Ink, Sweat & Tears and in The Other Side of Violet and Loose Muse anthologies. She was Poet in Residence at Leicester Square tube station, shortlisted for Bridport Poetry Prize and featured at Ledbury Poetry Festival. In 2018 she was awarded Arts Council funding for Research and Development of a joint project with the poet Hilaire, which explores women’s history in Battersea and Islington over many centuries. Their joint poetry collection, London Undercurrents, was published by Holland Park Press in 2019 and uncovers the voices of London’s unsung heroines, north and south of the river.

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