LEWIS BUXTON

Lewis Buxton is a poet, arts producer and educator. Coming from a family of teachers, his work is concerned with fathers and sons, gender roles, and how young men’s image of their bodies fit into the modern world. His work has been published in, amongst others, Magma, Ambit, Oxford Poetry and Ink, Sweat & Tears as well as winning third place in the Magma Poetry Competition 2018 & being shortlisted for the Oxford Brookes Poetry Prize 2017 & the York Literary Festival Prize. He read English at the University of East Anglia and now works extensively in education, teaching creative writing in schools, libraries and universities. He has worked with organizations like The Poetry Society, Writers Centre Norwich and Tate Britain. Lewis regularly gives readings around the country and currently lives between London and Norwich where he is studying for his Masters in creative writing. He is working on his first pamphlet of poems.