Video – Mary Allen

Mary Allen reads two poems from her 2023 International Book & Pamphlet Competition Highly Commended collection.

Mary Allen reads ‘Starting Pistol’
Mary Allen reads ‘Ariadne’

About Mary Allen

Mary Allen has spent her life in the arts. Initially she was an actor (rep, Rocky Horror Show, Godspell). Then, after many years as an arts management consultant, she became a chief executive, of Watermans Arts Centre, Arts Council England and The Royal Opera House. Subsequently she was an executive coach and joined several boards, including New Writing South of which she was chair.