Gale Burns

/United Kingdom
Gale Burns

(1952) is a British poet. He was this year a Hawthornden Fellow, has been poet in residence at Sydenham Arts Festival since 2009, and has lectured creative writing at the University of the Arts, London. He is published in a wide range of magazines and books including the South Bank Anthology, the Tall Lighthouse Anthology and the national poetry magazine MAGMA. He has read his work across the UK, including at a celebration of 400 years since the birth of Milton at Christ’s College, Cambridge. He has published a pamphlet “The Unbearable Health of Being” and Tall Lighthouse are considering publishing his first full collection this year. He also works as a counsellor in the National Health Service.


/ England

/ Gimbals

/ Plants at Night

/ Rangoon, a place I will never visit,

/ The Builder

/ The Housekeeper

/ The Warming

/ This is How it Turns Out –

/ We are at war

/ What We Learned in Playgrounds: