Julia Webb grew up in Thetford, a small town in rural Norfolk. Her first poetry collection Bird Sisters was published by Nine Arches Press in 2016. Her second collection Threat will be published by Nine Arches in May 2019.
Julia lives in Norwich where she is a poetry editor for Lighthouse, teaches creative writing and art in the community, mentors writers, and works for Gatehouse Press. In 2012 she was awarded a TLC free read, which you can read about here. In 2011 she won the Poetry Society’s Stanza competition and in 2018 she won the Battered Moons poetry competition. Her poem “Sisters” was highly commended in the 2016 Forward Prize. In 2016 she spent a month as writer in residence on Norwich Market.