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GREG FREEMAN is a former newspaper sub-editor, and now the reviews editor for Write Out Loud poetry website. He’s read poetry at the Troubadour and at the Brixton Pound cafe in London, at Cheltenham poetry festival and Sowerby Bridge arts festival (in Sowerby Bridge station’s refreshment room), and as one of the Steam Poets, on the station concourse at Kidderminster, during Worcestershire literature festival. His debut pamphlet collection, Trainspotters, was launched in the pub at King’s Cross station, and is published by Indigo Dreams; one of the poems in it, ‘Learning By Heart’, was a runner-up in the 2014 Wilfred Owen Association competition. Other CV details: 1) Watched the second half of England’s 2010 World Cup drubbing against Germany in a pub in Ludlow with the poet laureate, Carol Ann Duffy. 2) Backing vocals on Chuck Berry’s 1972 no 1 hit, My Ding-A-Ling. He co-hosts the monthly Write Out Loud Woking open mic poetry night at the Lightbox art gallery in Woking on the third Thursday of each month.  He has been a member of Woking Writers Circle since 2002.

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