Poems by Di Slaney





Di Slaney lives in Nottinghamshire where she runs livestock sanctuary Manor Farm Charitable Trust and independent publisher Candlestick Press. She was the winner of The Plough Poetry Prize 2022 and Slipstream Open Poetry Competition 2023. Her poems have been broadcast on BBC Radio 4, widely published and anthologised, and highly commended in the Forward Prize 2016 and Bridport Prize 2020. Her first collection Reward for Winter was published in 2016 and second collection Herd Queen in 2020, both by Valley Press.  She is a member of the Wonky Animals Poetry Collective and poet in residence for Nottinghamshire Local History Association.

Twitter: @dislaney

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