John Lindley

John Lindley is a freelance poet, songwriter and creative writing tutor. An experienced performer, he has read at Ledbury Poetry Festival and at numerous other festivals around the UK. He runs workshops for writers' groups, festivals and in prisons, schools, universities, day care centres and for those with learning difficulties. Widely published and a prizewinner in a number of international competitions, his poetry has also been broadcast on radio. His tenth and prizewinning collection of poetry, Love & Crossbones, was published in 2018. His latest collection of poems is Dead Men Tell Tales. A second charity album of his songs, Trickery, Thieves & Luck was released in October 2020. He also performs his own songs in the band John Lindley & the Poachers for the benefit of various charities. He is a former 'Cheshire Poet Laureate' and 'Manchester Cathedral Poet of the Year'.


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