SEAN WOODWARD's first poetry collection , Deja-Vu was published by Dragonheart Press in 1987. Since then his poetry has been published in international magazines and anthologies including Staple, Aabye’s Baby, Moonstone, First Time, La Vache, The Rialto, Inkshed, Poetry Nottingham and Quartz. He was a major winner in the DH Lawrence Festival Competition and Derby Evening Telegraph Poet of the Year Competition. He has appeared at the Wirksworth and Chesterfield festivals and been a guest speaker at the Writing Industries Conference, Leicester Haymarket, Nottingham Playhouse, Nottingham Fringe Festival, Derby Community Arts, PM Poetry, Fagins Bookshop, Second Wednesday and Derby City Live festival. He has also adjudicated poetry competitions for Nottingham Poetry Society, Nottingham Writers’ Workshop, Derby Writers’ Guild and Derby University Forums of Faiths.
Artist, poet, storyteller and musician Sean Woodward has a wealth of experience exploring the dark and mysterious aspects of being, and translating them into creative media that speak to the inner core of the receiver.