Andrea Holland, poet, rock'n'rolla
Andrea won the 2012 Café Writers Norfolk Commission (the resulting collection Broadcasting was published by Gatehouse Press in April 2013) and was a runner-up for the 2010 MsLexia poetry competition. Her collection of poems, Borrowed, was published by Smith/Doorstop Press (the book co-won The Poetry Business first-stage prize in 2007) and other work appears in poetry journals (such as The Rialto, The North and Smith’s Knoll) as well as poetry anthologies. Andrea also writes short stories and has been commissioned to work with visual artists for several collaborative projects, including for the Norfolk & Norwich Festival, and for Creative Arts East.

Andrea teaches Creative Writing (part time) at the University of East Anglia and also works as a freelance editor and tutor in writing and English as a Second Language.

Andrea was born in London and after 14 years in the U.S. she now lives in Norwich with her sons.
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