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Five Leaves Author Interviews – Joanne Limburg (online)

Joanne Limburg was born and grew up in London, at the northern end of the Jubilee Line, but now lives in Cambridge with her husband and son. She has published two collections of poetry with Bloodaxe Books: Feminismo, which was shortlisted for the Forward Prize for Best First Collection, and Paraphernalia, a Poetry Book Society Recommendation. She has written one collection for children, Bookside Down, which was shortlisted for the CLPE Poetry Prize and Highly Commended.

Her latest poetry collection is the pamphlet The Autistic Alice, also published by Bloodaxe. Her non-poetry book The Woman Who Thought Too Much, a memoir about OCD, anxiety and poetry is published by Atlantic Books, and her debut novel A Want of Kindness was published in July 2015. A second memoir, Small Pieces: A Book of Lamentations, appeared in July 2017.

Find out more about Joanne at her website: www.joannelimburg.net.

This interview is pre-recorded and will be released on our YouTube channel at 7pm on September 15th. Tune in then and join in the live chat, or watch any time afterwards at your leisure.