Introduction

Deborah Alma

Deborah Alma

Deborah Alma profile photo for Kendal Poetry Festival 2021

Festival Poet

Deborah Alma is a UK poet and teacher, who has worked for years as a writer in the community. As Emergency Poet she administered poetry on prescription from her vintage ambulance. She is editor of Emergency Poet-an anti-stress poetry anthology, #Me Too – rallying against sexual harassment- a women’s poetry anthology, Ten Poems of Happiness and co-edited with Dr Katie Amiel These Are the Hands-Poems from the Heart of the NHS. Her first full collection Dirty Laundry is published by Nine Arches Press. She now runs the Poetry Pharmacy in Shropshire.


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