Naomi Marklew, Writer
Naomi Marklew is a writer based in County Durham, in the North of England, creating poetry, fiction and creative nonfiction.
Naomi Marklew has written creatively for most of her life, and has begun to see her work in publication in recent years.
In 2020, she was selected to be part of the Arts Council England funded pilot scheme of 'MumWrite', an experimental poetry and short fiction course, which has resulted in a recent flurry of publications.
She loves being part of the global writing community, discovering new writers to support and finding exciting new homes for her work to be published.
Get in touch if you’ve got any comments, questions, suggestions, or just want to say hello.
My poem 'ToddlerChef' is in issue #50 of Lighten Up Online.
My poem 'dream' is in issue #3 of -algia.
Two poems, 'Selfharm/Selfcare' and 'Twitter-light' are on the Selcouth Station website.
My poem 'Headspace [no vacancies]' is in issue #69 of streetcake magazine.
My poem 'Hermit' is in issue #1 of Second Chance Lit.
I also have another poem 'The truth about sea glass' posted on the Places of Poetry map (a sea-quel, if you will, to the poem about Seaham, 'Sea Glass', that I posted there last year).
"... the bottom line is that if you want to write, you get to, but you probably won't be able to get very far if you don't start trying to get over your perfectionism."