Meet Lottie

Lottie Angell writes spiky, politically urgent poems that are also full of subtleties. She expertly handles the white silence of the page to expose the operations of patriarchy by probing the limits of the speakable. Her work is exciting, compassionate and fundamentally uplifting.’

John McCullough, Poet

Competitions & Published Work

  • 2023/24: ‘Last Bus to Brighton’ and ‘It’s time to go’ shortlisted (20 of 795 poems entered) in BHAC‘s annual poetry competition. Lottie’s poem ‘Last Bus to Brighton’ was chosen to feature inside one of Brighton’s buses along with other shortlisted poems between January – March 2024.
  • 2022: ‘Bowl Barrow’, ‘Pin and Thrum’ and ‘Ninety-three Concentric Rings’ selected for publishing by editor Sujatha Menon in Crowstep Poetry Journal.
  • 2021: ‘Bowl Barrow’ selected for the long list: (394 of 2,987 poems entered) Fish Poetry Prize. 
  • 2021: ‘I am in the walls’, ‘Latched’ and ‘Something Changed’ selected for publishing by editor Susan Croft in Her Inside Stories.
  • 2021: ‘Eve’s tear’ selected for publishing by The Sussex Wildlife Trust in their 60th Anniversary Anthology Awakenings.
  • 2021: ‘Parliament in session’ selected for publishing by editors Nikki Dudley and Trini Decombe in Streetcake magazine’s February 2021 issue 71
  • 2020: ‘Caked’ (one of 26 of 171 entries) chosen to feature in Shoreham Wordfest’s anthology of ten-line poems
  • 2019: ‘purple and red’, ‘Dolly’ and ‘Domesticity’ selected for publishing by editors Amanda McLeod and Mela Blust to feature in Animal Heart Press‘ international Womxn’s Anthology From the Ashes. Available to purchase HERE in paperback and via amazon as an eBook.
  • 2019: ‘For Display Only’ selected by editor Elina Dow for publishing in anthology Bookish.
  • 2018: Selected as a highly commended writer by The British Council after entering a competition to receive a Nature Writing Scholarship. Lottie received a free place at the British Council Nature Writing Seminar in Munich and was invited to take part in a nature writing workshop with award winning poet Helen Mort and author/journalist Prof. Dr. Torsten Schäfer.

Creative Writing Residencies

Lottie was creative writer in residence at spiritual and educational charity The Hamblin Centre between 2017-2018. During her residency, Lottie created a meditative poetry pamphlet called Paper Cranes for visitors to read in the library and meditation sanctuary. Several of Lottie’s poems were installed in the gardens for visitors and members to read whilst meditating in the peaceful surroundings. 

Magazine Articles & Meditations

Lottie guest writes for The Hamblin Vision’s magazine on wellbeing topics such as Letting Go, Accessing the Good Things in Life and Joyful Living. To purchase this quarterly magazine please visit: Hamblin Vision Magazine — Store 1 — The Hamblin Vision.

Check out one of Lottie’s guided meditations for The Hamblin Vision by visiting: Haiku As Meditation – YouTube.

1:1 Creative Writing Tuition, Group Workshops, Creative Writing & Wellbeing Subscriptions & Bespoke Poetry

Lottie offers: 

Creative Writing & Wellbeing Workshops

• 1:1 creative writing tuition

Bespoke Occasion Poetry

Mindscape Creative Writing & Wellbeing subscriptions via Patreon.

Massage Training & Meditation

Lottie is a fully insured, certified Thai Yoga Masseuse who trained under the expert guidance of Marek Gabor of Jungle Healing in Sept 2016, completing her course in Jan 2018. Marek is one of the few authorised teachers of The Sunshine Network in the UK. Lottie also undertook Marek’s unique Thai Oil Fusion course in 2019, enabling her to practice Thai Massage with use of therapeutic oils on the massage bed. Both courses are recognised by professional association with the CMA (Complimentary Medical Association). Lottie completed her Anatomy & Physiology for Alternative Medicine in 2019 with The School of Health, giving her a deeper understanding of the structure of the body and how it functions. As part of Lottie’s practical courses, she learnt about Buddhist philosophy and practised regular meditation under Marek’s guidance.

For more information on treatments in Chichester, West Sussex, or Lottie’s online massage, meditation and movement treatment, please visit:

Performing Arts Training

During 2009-2014 Lottie ran her own performing arts company, Limelight, after graduating with a BA Hons degree in Drama and Creative Writing from Royal Holloway University. She continues to indulge her passion for performing by teaching performing arts to children and adults in one to one settings. 

To contact Lottie regarding holding creative writing workshops for your writing group or company, 1:1 creative writing tuition, Mindscape subscriptions, artist in residence opportunities, or 1:1 drama tuition you can email [email protected]

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