Jane Simmons – author bio

Jane Simmons is a former teacher/lecturer who has recently completed an MA in Creative Writing at the University of Lincoln. She is now a PhD student at the university of Leicester, where she is working on The Lyric Self: lyric poetry as a medium for autobiographical life-writing in the work of contemporary British women poets – with a collection of original poems. Jane has published a collection of poetry, from darkness into light, and she is currently working on a novel and a second collection of poetry. She is a member of the Lincoln-based Pimento poets and Outspoken Poets and regularly reads/performs her work in the Lincoln area.