Janet will receive 50 copies of her pamphlet A Bag of Sky when it is published on 30 October. In April 2020, Janet will be a headline poet reading.at Cheltenham Poetry Festival.
James Costello O’Reilly
Janet Lees is a poet, artist and poetry filmmaker. Her poetry has been widely published in journals including Artemis Poetry, Lighthouse magazine, Magma and Poetry News. Janet has won many competition prizes and she features in a wide range of anthologies.
Janet’s film-based works have been selected for international festivals including the Aesthetica Art Prize, Filmpoem and the International Videopoetry Festival. Last year she was the artist representing the Isle of Man at the Festival Interceltique in Lorient, France, with an exhibition of art photographs, poems and poetry films.
Dear World is an anthology of poems on environmental themes and the natural world by many distinguished poets.
It was published for the 2015 Cheltenham Poetry Festival by Frosted Fire Press