Jo Clement

Managing Editor

Jo Clement is Managing Editor of Butcher’s Dog poetry magazine. In  2021 Butcher’s Dog published Wagtail: The Roma Women’s Poetry Anthology with support from the European Roma Institute for Arts and Culture  (ERIAC). Jo’s poems have been shortlisted for the Bridport, Melita Hume  and Troubadour International prizes. She was awarded an inaugural  AHRC Northern Bridge scholarship for her PhD in Creative Writing  from Newcastle University. The study was completed in 2019 and a  pamphlet of poems Moveable Type (New Writing North, 2020) followed.  She has published and broadcast her works with The Travellers’ Times, BBC  Radio 3 and 4, and Routledge. Her essay ‘Poetry as Patrìn’ features in Why I  Write Poetry (Nine Arches Press, 2021). ‘Existence’ was commissioned by  RomaTrial to honour Sinti and Roma Victims of National Socialism and  was performed at the second Roma Biennale, Berlin in 2021.  Jo lectures at Northumbria University, and lives in North Shields. She  received a Northern Writers’ Award in 2012. Her first book-length  collection, Outlandish, is published by Bloodaxe Books in May 2022.  joclement.co.uk; @_dodo

Jo Clement