Meet Lottie

About Lottie

Lottie Angell specialises in writing poetry and short stories after graduating with a 1st Class Masters in Creative Writing from Brighton University. During her time there she was tutored by award winning poet John McCullough who says of Lottie’s Poetry: ‘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.’

Lottie was creative writer in residence at spiritual and educational charity The Hamblin Centre between 2017-2019. She now guest writes for their magazine Hamblin Vision. You can read Lottie’s latest article: Finding Our Way by clicking HERE to purchase the Autumn 2020 issue. 

Lottie currently works as a freelance writer offering Virtual Marketing & Administrative Support to companies big or small. If you’re a company in need of assistance you can find out more HERE.

Lottie also holds Creative Writing Workshops for adults. You can find out more about her workshops HERE.

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 group and one to one settings. 

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

Competitions & Published Work

Most recently, Lottie’s poem ‘Parliament in session’ was chosen by editors Nikki Dudley and Trini Decombe to feature in Streetcake magazine’s February 2021 issue. To read ‘Parliament in session’ and have a read of the fabulous edition this month click HERE

In 2020, Lottie’s ten-line poem ‘Caked’ was one of twenty six poems out of one hundred and seventy one entries chosen by award winning judge John McCullough to feature in Shoreham Wordfest’s anthology of ten-line poems. To read ‘Caked’, and purchase the anthology – celebrating ten years of words written, spoken and sung – click HERE

At the end of 2019, three of Lottie’s poems from her upcoming debut pamphlet The Isolation Hospital were chosen by editors Amanda McLeod and Mela Blust to feature in Animal Heart Press‘ Womxn’s Anthology. This inspiring anthology is available to purchase HERE in paperback and via amazon as an eBook.  

In May 2019 Lottie was one of nine Sussex-based writers chosen to feature in an anthology of short stories and poems celebrating independent bookshops, edited by Elina Dow. You can download your copy of Bookish HERE which includes Lottie’s poem ‘For Display Only’.

In 2018 Lottie was recognised as a highly commended writer by The British Council after entering a competition to receive a Nature Writing Scholarship. As such, she was invited to Munich to attend the British Council Nature Writing Seminar which was full of exciting talks and readings by some of the UK’s most excellent writers.

In addition, she was invited to take part in a nature writing workshop with award winning poet Helen Mort and author/journalist Prof. Dr. Torsten Schäfer. Whilst in Munich Lottie attended a further writing workshop with award winning poet Nancy Campbell where she learnt about the art of erasure poetry. Nancy said of Lottie’s poetry pamphlet Paper Cranes (created for The Hamblin Centre):‘It is a beautiful project in every way, and the manner in which the poems are presented is inspired.’ 

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