Sarah Barr

Writer, poet and teacher


My poems have been published in magazines, newspapers, anthologies and collections including in: The Frogmore Papers; The Bridport Prize Anthologies 2010 and 2016; South; The Interpreter’s House; Poems in the Waiting Room; The New European; Other Poetry;  collections from Templar  and Emma Press. My poetry has appeared in various ezines, including The Poetry Village;  Meniscus; And Other PoemsInk, Sweat and Tears, and Snakeskin; online on the Poetry Society website.

Among the prizes won by my poems are first in the Frogmore Poetry Prize 2015 and the National Memory Day poetry competition 2018, second in the Poetry on the Lake competition  2018, and placed in the Bridport Prize 2010 and 2016.

My writing for children has appeared in various publications, including The Caterpillar.

I was the selected poet for South poetry magazine issue 43, profile written by poet Paul Hyland.

I give readings at festivals, book launches, arts centres, and for groups, most recently performing in February 2020 at Evershot in The Beginning of Spring celebration with Annie Freud.



Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: