Julie-ann’s poem ‘Evening Out’ is included in the Christmas 2021 edition of One Hand Clapping.
One Hand Clapping
Julie-ann’s poem ‘Harry Garrioch’ is included in the Winter 2021 edition of The Phare Magazine
“A Cafe at the Top of a Hill”, a life writing piece by Julie-ann, is included in volume 2 of SHORTS magazine, available from Autumn 2021
Julie-ann’s poem ‘Mudlarks’ is included in this anthology of poems about rivers, published by Grey Hen Press.
More details, including how to buy a copy, here: https://www.greyhenpress.com/books/
Julie-ann reads her poem ‘Willow Warbler’, specially commissioned for the Strokestown Online Poetry Anthology, in this video.


Art work by Frances Crowe: Tapestry Celebrating safe travel, good health and a long life based on Navajo symbols.

A wonderful review of Exposure by Philip Lyons in Raceme, Issue 10, autumn/winter: ‘Rowell is an outstanding poet of place.’
‘Exposure has a number of meanings, but it’s rare to find a poet exposing his or her own vulnerability with such forensic honesty. Think Plath without the white heat.’
‘Buy this book by a poet who by rights should be more widely known, and read her finely crafted poems in which a whole landscape comes to life.’

Forward Prize book of Poetry

The poem Fata Morgana from Exposure is Highly Commended in the Forward Prize 20/21

Forward Prize anthology available from: https://www.forwardartsfoundation.org/forward-prizes-for-poetry/

My poem ‘Naked’ was Highly Commended in the Bridport Poetry Prize 2020.
The anthology is available from:
Mimi Khalvati: ‘Naked’: Despite its difficult subject matter, this poem is written in a very relaxed vernacular, convincing
in its familiarity with FND and the explosive daily life in the centre. A poem that poignantly enhances our
I have a poem in a new chapbook published by the Scottish Writers’ Centre, City, Town and Village, available from:
I have a poem in this anthology published by Grey Hen Press which keeps in mind women who have left their mark on the world. Available from:
50p from the sale of each book goes to Womankind Worldwide.