Claire Walker

Claire Walker

Claire is a poet, writer and editor based in Worcestershire. Her poetry has been published widely, in magazines and websites including Poetry Birmingham Literary JournalThe Interpreter’s House, Ink Sweat and Tears, Prole, And Other Poems and The Poetry Shed, and in anthologies such as The Chronicles of Eve (Paper Swans Press) and The Pocket Poetry Book of Love (Paper Swans Press).

She is the author of three poetry pamphlets – The Girl Who Grew Into a Crocodile (V. Press, 2015), Somewhere Between Rose and Black (V. Press, 2017 – shortlisted for Best Poetry Pamphlet in the 2018 Saboteur Awards) and Collision (Against the Grain Press 2019).

In August 2020, V. Press published Hierarchy of Needs: A Retelling – a co-authored poetry pamphlet with Charley Barnes.

Claire is Co-Editor, with Holly Magill, of Atrium webzine. Atrium publishes a new poem every Tuesday and Friday, with a Featured Publication segment on the first Sunday of each month, to showcase a new or recently published pamphlet, collection or anthology.