Rachel Piercey

Rachel Piercey is former editor at The Cadaverine magazine and a current editor at Emma Press. She won the Newdigate Prize at Oxford University in 2008. Her illustrated pamphlet of love poems, The Flower and the Plough, was published by the Emma Press in 2013 and her second pamphlet, Rivers Wanted, in 2014.

Rachel co-edited and is featured in Falling Out of the Sky. Poems about Myths and Monsters which was shortlisted for the 2016 CLiPPA Award.

Video Interviews

Rachel Piercey - How do you go about writing your poetry

Rachel Piercey - How do you go about writing your poetry?

Rachel Piercey - How do you work on your poems

Rachel Piercey - How do you work on your poems?

Rachel Piercey - How does poetry make you feel

Rachel Piercey - How does poetry make you feel?

Rachel Piercey - How should we use poetry in the classroom

Rachel Piercey - How should we use poetry in the classroom?

Rachel Piercey - How did you pick the theme for your anthology

Rachel Piercey - How did you choose the theme for your anthology?

Rachel Piercey - Why did you choose to produce an anthology

Rachel Piercey - Why did you choose to produce an anthology?

Rachel Piercey - What advice would you give to young poets

Rachel Piercey - What advice would you give to young poets

Rachel Piercey - What inspires you as a poet

Rachel Piercey - What inspires you as a poet?

Rachel Piercey - What poems do you remember from your childhood

Rachel Piercey - What poems do you remember from your childhood?

Rachel Piercey - Why is poetry important

Rachel Piercey - Why is poetry important?

Rachel Piercey - What is special about writing poetry for children

Rachel Piercey - What is special about writing poetry for children?