2022 Micro Commissions

Through our micro-commissions, we provide opportunities for writers and artists in the North of England to develop their creative practice. This year we commissioned eight rising northern poets to produce a piece in response to the 2022 festival theme ‘The Things We Leave Behind’.

The commissioned poets are Chris Singleton, Claire Lynn, Daniel Hinds, Emma Conally-Barklem, Holly Bars, Joe Williams, Kitty Donnelly and Natalie Davies.