Jacqui Rowe is a translator and poet who specialises in short-form poetry and work responding to Birmingham, her native city.
Her sixth book, Other Things I Didn’t Used To Know, is a collection of poems which address her experience of chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia, was joint winner of the indigo Dreams collection competition, and will be published by indigo Dreams later this year. She also has poems in two anthologies, Places for Poetry and Beyond the Storm – poems from the covid-19 era, both coming out later in 2020. She has worked as a writer in schools and in health and social care settings. co-editor of the award-winning Flarestack Poets press, she is also a tutor for the Poetry School. Since 2014 she has had a place on writing west Midlands’ Room 204 writer development scheme.