Steven Waling is a poet and reviewer. He was born in 1958 in Accrington, and is based in Manchester.
He is published widely, including the collections Calling Myself On The Phone (Smith/Doorstop, 2003), Travelator (Salt, 2007), Captured Yes (Knives Forks & Spoons) and Hello GCHQ. His poems have been published online and in magazines.
Steven has worked as a teacher of creative writing, as a mentor to African writers via the British Council’s Crossing Borders project) and has read his poems from Manchester to Johannesburg in everything from libraries to bars to offices.