Gillian Southgate

Gillian Southgate regularly wins prizes in The Oldie poetry competitions, and has also been published in, among others,The Spectator, The Listener and SAGA Magazine. Her background is academic; she was a university teacher, and, for a brief period, a journalist. Since retiring, she’s written critical notes for students and book groups, and given talks to literary societies on subjects from Geoffrey Chaucer to Virginia Woolf.