Hannah Hodgson is a poet living with life limiting illness. She is based in South Lakeland, Cumbria. Her work has been published by BBC Arts, The Poetry Society and Magma, amongst other outlets. She is a 2021 winner of the Poetry Business New Poets Prize. She is a recipient of a 2020 Northern Writers Award for Poetry.
You can find her on Twitter and Instagram @HodgsonWrites and her website is www.hannahhodgson.com where you will also find her portfolio.
Her first poetry pamphlet ‘Dear Body’ was published by Wayleave Press in 2018; and her second, centred around life with serious illness was published by Verve Poetry Press in Feb 2021. Her first full length poetry collection ‘163 Days’ is due to be published by Seren in February 2022.
The New Poets Prize pamphlet will be published in June 2022, and an as yet untitled pamphlet is due to be published in September 2022 by Broken Sleep Books.
Hannah is an award winning essayist and has written a graphic Novella contained within Breakthrough: Our Time published by Flying Penguin Press.
She has over 2.4k followers on YouTube where she discusses poetry and life limiting illness.
Hannah has run workshops for the Literary Agency (both in person and online) and frequently goes into schools to deliver personal development and Creative Writing workshops.