Poetry Publishing profile of Cora Greenhill

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Poetry published in books

Bisexual Lives (Off Pink Publishing 1988)
Beyond Paradise (Crocus 1990)
Taking the 'ughes Off (South Yorkshire Writers 1992)
If not a Mother (Souvenir Press 1994)
The West in Her Eye (Pyramid Press 1995)
Lancaster Lit Fest Anthology (1995 and 1997)
Her Mind's Eye (Pyramid Press 1996)
Dancing in the Dangerzone (1996)
Nailing Colours (Crocus, 1997)
Sweat your Prayers by Gabrielle Roth (Tarcher/Putman 1998)
by Gabrielle Roth
My Mother Threw Knives (Second Light Publications 2006)
Into Further Reaches ed. Jay Ramsay (PS Avalon 2007)

Poetry in periodicals and literary magazines etc

Writing Women (1993, 94)
Writing for our Lives (CA 1995, 98)
Aireings (various)
Cahoots Magazine (1995)
The New Writer (1996)
Fire (1998, 1999, 2000)
Beginnings (Houseman Competition Anthology 2000)
Cadenza (2000)
Tears in the Fence (2000, 2003, 2004, 2007)
Staple (Nos. 20,21, 22, 24, … 54)
Kindred Spirit (2002)
Heron Dance (USA 2002)
Image Nation (2003)
We'moon Almanac (Mother Tongue Ink, USA. 1994, 97,98,99,00,02,03, 07)
Lapidus (Writing for Personal Development) Magazine (2003)


Lancaster Lit Fest winner (1995 and 1997), Commended in Houseman Competition (2000) Highly Commended in Trewithen Prize (2003) Many Tinted Moors, poetry winner (2006)


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Dreadful Work (Dreadful Work Press 1989)
Deep in Time (Dreadful Work Press 1999)
Only in Crete (Pamphlet 2006)


Reviews of Deep in Time appeared in Tears in the Fence (by Catherine Byron) Cadenza (Fiona Curnow) Second Light Newsletter (by Joanna Boulter), The Inky etc
To read some reviews and responses, click here.

Performances and readings

Solo launch reading of Deep in Time at Borders in Leeds, 2000
Launch reading of Deep in Time at The Voiceroom, Sheffield. 2000
Readings at Bukowski’s, The Sticky Bun Club, The Red Stag, poetry slams and many other functions in and around Sheffield and Derbyshire. Reading at Borders in Boston USA, 2005.


I took an Upper Second Class Honours Degree in English and European Literature, followed by a Certificate in Education at The University of Oxford School of Education.
In recent years I have participated in many workshops and courses in creative writing including Arvon courses, Ty Newydd, The Manchester Poetry School etc.

Teaching experience

After teaching in secondary, further and higher and adult education for many years, I am now a freelance teacher of creative writing, dance, and artistic self expression. Further details of teaching cv on request!


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