Kathleen's poetry has appeared in all the leading poetry magazines. An award winning pamphlet ‘Unwritten Lives’ was published in 1995 (Redbeck Press) to excellent reviews. Carol Ann Duffy referred to her as ‘a powerful female voice’. Kathleen’s latest collection ‘Not Saying Goodbye at Gate 21' published by Templar Poetry was joint winner of the inaugural Straid Collection award 2011. It will be launched at the Derwent Poetry Festival and at the Wordsworth Trust, Dove Cottage, in November.


(Redbeck Press) 1995
`All the poems in this hard-hitting but also beautiful book are good . . Her language is spare, the words being quiet servants of the images' Anna Adams
`darker poems . . penetrating in their exploration of domestic tensions and responsibilities.' PQR `strong work here from Kathleen Jones'. Gillian Allnutt, Poetry Review