About South Bank Poetry magazine co-editors Katherine Lockton and Peter Ebsworth

South Bank Poetry is run and co-edited by Katherine Lockton and Peter Ebsworth. You can read more about them below.

About Co-editor Katherine Lockton

katherineKatherine Lockton is a poet living in London. Her work has been published in publications such as : Magma, Rising, Morning Star, Northwords Now, The Delinquent, and ‘Hallelujah for 50ft Women’ out with Bloodaxe.

In 2013 Katherine was awarded the Inaugural International Travel Bursary by The Saltire Society and British Council Scotland. In 2014 she was shortlisted for Girton College’s Jane Martin Poetry Prize and won first place in the Outstanding in the Field Poetry Competition judged by Martin Figura. In 2016 Katherine had 3 of her poems shortlisted for Oxford Brookes University’s International Poetry Prize. She runs regular poetry workshops for South Bank Poetry. Details here

She has also co-edited an anthology of new Scottish war poems called ‘Like Leaves in Autumn’ published with Luath Press.(with Carlo Pirozzi)

Katherine also works as a poetry workshop leader in the local community and has experience teaching both beginners and advanced students, teenagers, the elderly as well as those with health problems, having taught at organisations such as Sharp and Body & Soul.

About Co-editor Peter Ebsworth

peter for websitePeter Ebsworth’s poems have been widely published in journals and magazines, including: The New Statesman, The Spectator, The Morning Star, Brittle Star, Magma, Orbis, The Interpreter’s House, Prole, Lunar Poetry, Other Poetry, South, The Delinquent, Under the Radar and the Poetry@3 anthology ‘Poets in the Afternoon’.

A full-length collection ‘Krapp’s Last Tape – The Musical’ is out with Flipped Eye and can be purchased here.

Peter was the founding editor and publisher of South Bank Poetry from 2008 to August 2015. He is now co-editor and consultant.