The Team

Peter Sansom
 has published Writing Poems (Bloodaxe) and five collections with Carcanet, including a recent Selected Poems. He has been writer in residence with M&S, company poet with Prudential, and Fellow in Poetry at both Leeds and Manchester Universities. 

With Ann Sansom he is a director of The Poetry Business and co-editor of The North magazine and Smith/Doorstop Books.





Ann Sansom
 is co-director of The Poetry Business and editor of Smith/Doorstop and The North.

She is a poet, playwright and tutor. She has published six collections of poetry; had work published in several Forward/Faber anthologies, Russian Vogue and a range of other publications. She has also written and directed plays for stage and radio.

Her two full-length poetry collections are published by Bloodaxe.




Ellen McLeod
 is the Business Manager at The Poetry Business.

She completed a Masters in Cultural Policy and Management in 2010. Ellen Has worked for Bank Street Arts, Writing Yorkshire, and as a freelance project administrator on several arts projects including The Sheffield International Artist's Book Prize, and on two creative learning projects for Sheffield Children's Festival.




Suzannah Evans is the Production Manager at The Poetry Business.

She has an MA in Writing from Sheffield Hallam University and is the author of a pamphlet, Confusion Species, which was a winner in the 2011 Poetry Business Book & Pamphlet competition.

She was Poetry Editor of Cadaverine from 2009-2012 and also works as a workshop tutor and mentor. 





Eleanor Holmshaw is the Administrator at The Poetry Business.

She has completed a level-3 Apprenticeship in Cultural and Heritage Venue Operations, and is currently working towards a level-3 Apprenticeship in Business Administration.

Eleanor also works two days a week as Administrator Bank Street Arts.





Keith Lauchlan
is Utter Design. He provides web development and graphic design services to clients around the world, including musicians, publishers and community projects. He is currently responsible for all the Poetry Business design and typesetting, and designed and built the new website.






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