Marcelle Newbold’s poetry explores place and inheritance.  Pushcart Prize nominated and winner of the Poetry in the Arcades competition in 2020, her poems have been published in online and print magazines, and in recent anthologies by Black Bough Poetry, Maytree Press, and Indigo Dreams. She is managing editor of Rare Swan Press, coordinator for Gloucester Poetry Festival, and poetry editor for Nightingale & Sparrow. Marcelle lives in Cardiff, Wales where she trained as an architect.

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Marcelle is a  Managing Editor for Rare Swan Press

Poetry Editor of Nightingale & Sparrow

Coordinator for Gloucester Poetry Festival

Pushcart nominated by Black Bough Poetry for ‘Precious’, micro poem published in the exquisite Underland themed ‘Deep Time Anthologies’.

Winner of ‘Poetry in the Arcades’ competition run by FOR Cardiff. ‘Arcade Hopping’ poem on permanent display within Morgan Arcade in Cardiff City Centre.

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Interviews and audio:

Fevers of the Mind ‘Quick 9’ Interview 

Eat the Storms Podcast, Season3, Episode 3 


Poems in forthcoming and recent publications, poem title in brackets :

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Indigo Dreams ‘Dear Dylan: an anthology after Dylan Thomas’ (‘Weeping Willow’ poem and letter to Dylan)

IceFloe Press, Pandemic Dispatches series (Dwelling)

The Broken Spine Artist Collective, TNSC3 (Thanking Nan…)

Words for the Wild, Gilbert White Poems (We understand Gilbert White and I…)

The Ekphrastic Review, 5 year anthology (Walking home)

Failure Baler, issue 5 ‘Joy’ (Mid-engined 1990 Mazda Bongo)

Maytree poets, virtual poetry night reading, for Sarah Barr’s collection launch (A reflection on the dreaming collective)

Arcade Poets competition, winning entry displayed in Cardiff’s City Centre Morgan Arcade (Arcade Hopping)

Black Bough Poetry, ‘Christmas & Winter edition’ (Field Margins)

Gloucester Poetry Festival, ‘Pandemic Poetry Anthology’ (Looking for Dad)

Black Bough Poetry, ‘Deep Time, Volume 2’ anthology (Precious)

Wild Pressed Books, ‘New Towns An Anthology’ (Map of Llandarcy / Coed Darcy 2008)

perhappened zine, Heatwave issue, (Shopping list)

Penned on the Bont, virtual poetry night reading, streamed on Facebook (Fisherfolk)

Wales Arts Review, online Digithon reading, Cardiff City of Arcade Poets (Arcade Hopping)

Failure Baler zine, issue 2 (Life is a mantelpiece)

Nightingale & Sparrow magazine, issue V, ‘Love’ issue (‘I love…’)

Maytree Press / The Poetry Village ‘Green Fields: sorted for poems’ anthology (‘A reflection on the dreaming collective’)

Re-side zine Winter issue (‘Stepping out’)

Anti-Heroin Chic magazine, Grief & Loss issue (‘Hot chocolate’ and ‘The Day After’ two poems)

Animal Heart Press ‘From the Ashes ‘ An International Anthology of Womxn’s Poetry  (‘This girl is on fire’ and ‘Breathe’ two poems)

Black Bough Poetry magazine, issue 2.5 – Magnificent Desolation (two haikus)

The Dipping Pool a collection of poetry and prose (ten poems, one prose)

Editor for CM’s in progress autobiography

Editor for Amantine Brodeur’s ‘Falling Slowly’ gathered poems collection, due late 2021, Bookhub publishing

Assistant editor for Gloucester Poetry Festivals’  Pandemic Poetry Anthology, published October 2020, Yarnwhispering

Ways to get in touch

email: marcelle@sketch31.co.uk

twitter: @marcellenewbold

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