Emily Wills — Poetry


Unmapped published by The Rialto August 2014, ISBN 978-1-909632-02-8

Developing the Negative published by The Rialto 2008, ISBN 978-0-9551273-3-5

Diverting the Sea published by The Rialto 2000, ISBN 0-9527444-2-2, out of print

Stroud Poets 7, with Alicia Stubberfield and Sam Willetts, published by Yew Tree Press 2019

Gossip is published in ‘Ten Poems about Friendship’ from Candlestick Press


Frogmore Poetry Competition 2018 first prize: On the Subject of Fracking

Frogmore Poetry Competition 2017 first prize: Her Labour’s Fruits

The Plough Poetry Competition 2014 third prize: South View Juniors

Forward 2014 highly commended: Still Life with Lobster Pots

Hippocrates Poetry Competition 2014 commended: Considering the Predictive Value of the Risk Assessment Score

Frogmore Poetry Competition 2013 first prize: Still Life with Lobster Pots

Frogmore Poetry Competition 2012 first prize: Island

Manchester Poetry Prize 2012 shortlisted

Lisa Thomas Poetry Competition 2010 first prize: Anorexia

Troubadour Poetry Competition 2010 commended: Domestic Confessional

Troubadour Poetry Competition 2008 commended: Something Almost Being Said


Poems have appeared in magazines including Acumen, Anon, Iota, Magma, Obsessed with Pipework, Other Poetry, Quattrocentro, Seam, Smiths Knoll, Staple, The Frogmore Papers, The North, The Rialto, The Warwick Review and in anthologies including The Forward Book of Poetry 2015.

The Recipe for Marmalade was broadcast on Radio 4.

Prefabs is published in translation poetry tREnD.