Carole Coates

Brewery Poet Carole Coates

Brewery Poet

Carol Anne Duffy has said of Carole Coates’s latest collection, When the Swimming Pool Fell in the Sea, Shoestring Press, 2021, “In this totally absorbing and moving collection, Carole Coates uses language as both reincarnation and elegy in a visceral exploration of illness, bereavement and widowhood”. Carole has already published four previous collections and a pamphlet with Shoestring as well as a pamphlet with Wayleave Press. She has published extensively in magazines, competitions and anthologies, including The Forward Book of Poetry. She is also holder of a Yorkshire Arts Award. For further information go to

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