Dr Angela France is a Gloucestershire poet who has had poems published in many of the leading journals and has been anthologised a number of times. Her publications include ‘Occupation’ (Ragged Raven Press, 2009), ‘Lessons in Mallemaroking’ (Nine Arches Press, 2011), ‘Hide’ (Nine Arches Press 2013) and her latest collection The Hill (Nine Arches Press 2017) which is based on Leckhampton Hill near Cheltenham where Angela has walked for 50 years, since childhood. Poet Sheenagh Pugh said of The Hill “Exuberant, controlled, angry, elegiac, this is a poetry of landscape, politics, witness”. Angela teaches creative writing at the University of Gloucestershire and in various community settings. She runs a reading series in Cheltenham, ‘Buzzwords’.