Andrew Martin, originally from Bristol now currently lives and works in Plymouth. As well as writing poems he writes code for the NHS. He studied wildlife illustration in Carmarthen, South Wales, which has imbued his writing and artwork with elemental and natural world imagery. In 2012 he had a highly commended poem both in the Bridport Prize and the Hippocrates prize. He is a regular reader at local poetry events.



His debut collection of poetry and artwork ‘Shoals of Starlings’ has been published by Waterhare Press. This is the illustrated edition of the collection.

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The poems page shows a selection of 3 posts/poems, I will display new poetry posts every week. The intention will be to mix new poems in with randomly selected previous poems/posts.