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Mark Kilburn

Cathedral Swans was published in Call & Response, an anthology of poems celebrating Worcester Cathedral (Black Pear Press 2020)

The Child We Can Never Have was published in Contour magazine, February 2018.

Billy Ulysses... was runner up in Abc's Poem of the Year award, 2014.

Spring was highly commended in the 2012 Larkin-East Riding poetry competition

The Ghost of Milton Friedman... won the 2012 Abc poetry competition

Nicolaus Copernicus... was published in Gold Dust Anthology, 2012

The Poet Laid Bare was published in The Big Issue, 2011

A Tea Box... was a prize-winner in the MIND poetry competition 2010

Leipzig was chosen for the 2005 Midland Arts Centre 'Short Cuts' readings & subsequently published in Gold Dust magazine, 2006


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English would-be novelist decides to eat lunch in Denmark. It doesn't end well. (Some adult content)

The Village 7

An unnamed village in England, 1349. Wyclyffe, the priest, tries to make sense of the horror engulfing the village; Two people remain immune from infection. Part 7 of 7.

The Village 6

An unnamed village in England, 1349. Wyclyffe, his faith tested to its limit, prepares to confront the devil; Nicholas, the Reeve's son, succumbs to the plague. Part 6 of 7.

The Village 5

An unnamed village in England, 1349. Mattie, the mute peasant girl, is accused of witch craft; Wyclyffe, the priest, distributes food; The Reeve punishes his son for telling lies. Part 5 of 7.

The Village 4

England, 1349. In an unnamed village Mattie, the mute peasant girl, is punished for her father's escape from gaol; Wyclyffe, the priest, tells the Reeve plague has arrived in the village; Nicholas, the Reeve's son, goes in search of a princess. Part 4 of 7.