Josephine Corcoran is a writer, originally from the north west of England and now based in the south west.
Her professional credits include two poetry collections, What Are You After? (Nine Arches Press, 2018), and The Misplaced House (tall-lighthouse, 2014 – out of print), a radio play, The Songs that Houses Sing – The House in Tamworth Park (BBC Radio 4, 2000, BBC Radio 4Extra, 2018), and a stage play, Jocasta (Chelsea Theatre, 1997). Her short story Algebra, winner of the Ian St James Award in 1996, was broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1997 and on BBC Radio 4Extra in 2018. Her poems and short fictions are published in magazines and anthologies and she has won or been placed in several poetry competitions.
Since 2010 she’s been involved in poetry and literature events in Wiltshire, including working for The Reader Organisation as a read aloud reading group facilitator for people living with dementia and memory loss; devising and facilitating writing workshops in community settings; and working as a writer in schools. She edits the online poetry site And Other Poems and she runs a monthly poetry group, Trowbridge Stanza (currently not meeting because of the pandemic) at Drawing Projects UK, in Trowbridge.