November 3rd, 2022: AMANDA DALTON

Amanda Dalton is a poet and playwright and is currently visiting lecturer at Manchester University and MMU’s Writing School. Her poetry collections How To Disappear and Stray are published by Bloodaxe and her recent pamphlets include anexperimental poetry ‘sketchbook,’ 30 Poems In Thirty Days (Arc Publications 2021) and Notes on Water (smith|doorstop 2022).
Her writing for theatre and BBC Radio 4 and 3 includes original plays, drama documentary and adaptations from writers including Tove Jansson, Henry James and Jackie Kay, and from classic film.
She is currently writing text for a series of short films with Manchester Camerata, writing a new commission for Keswick’s Theatre By The Lake, and completing a new collection of poems. Amanda lives in Hebden Bridge. Her website is at