Chaffinch Press Authors
Canadian-British poet/writer, in UK, since 1973, has fifteen collections, editing seven others. He’s founding editor of Dream Catcher a national-international journal in its 38th issue. He runs creative writing workshops and widely performs his poetry.
Amanda McLeod is a creative based in Canberra, Australia. Her catalogue of written work includes fiction, poetry, and book reviews; and she also works in the visual media of oils, watercolours, photography, and digital collage. Amanda is the Managing Editor at Animal Heart Press, where she finds great satisfaction in helping authors bring their books to life, and curates the press’s Featured Artist series. She is also the Art Editor and designer of FERAL: A Journal of Poetry and Art.
Maria Straw-Cinar is a poet, writer, actress and teacher. After completing a Theatre and Drama degree at Warwick University, she studied acting for a further year at postgraduate level. Later she attended Central School of Speech and Drama and qualified as a Drama teacher.
Dominic is widely published in magazines including Poetry Ireland Review, Poetry Salzburg Review, Magma, Brittle Star, Raceme, South Bank Poetry, The Interpreter’s House, and Under the Radar and a poem has also been broadcast on BBC Radio 4.
Dominic won the international Bristol Poetry Prize 2018,
Diana Powell’s short stories have won, or been featured, in a number of competitions. Among others are the 2014 Penfro prize (winner), the 2016 Sean O’Faolain (long-listed), the 2016 Over-the-Edge New Writer of the Year Award (short-listed), the 2018 H. E. Bates prize (short-listed).