Poetry Bio

Marcelle's writing explores place and inheritance.

Best of the Net and Pushcart Prize nominated, Bridport Prize shortlisted, runner up in the Walk.Listen.Create writing competition, and winner of the Poetry in the Arcades competition,  her poems have been published in online and print magazines including Ink Sweat & Tears, Iamb poet, and Fly on the Wall Press. Her writing has featured in recent print anthologies by Black Bough Poetry, Maytree Press, Wild Pressed Books, Icefloe Press, and Indigo Dreams.

She is managing editor of Nightingale & Sparrow literary press, and was the coordinator for Gloucester Poetry Festival 2021.

Marcelle lives in Cardiff, Wales where she trained as an architect.

Linktree: marcellenewbold   Twitter: @marcellenewbold



Managing Editor for Nightingale & Sparrow   

Guest Editor for Black Bough Poetry,  Summer edition 2023

Guest Editor for Feral: a Journal of Poetry and Art,  'Hunger' Issue, June 2022

Talking Place: a symposium, presentation of paper on urban micro-navigation, 2022

Competition judge for Stories from the eyes of an owl, Rare Swan Press, 2021

Co-editor of Pandemic Anthology, Yarnwhispering, 2020


Best of the Net 2023 - nominated - by Black Bough Poetry for ‘With my last exhale’, published as part of the Silver Branch Features Writer Series

Bridport Prize 2022 - shortlisted - for 'Dad was a typesetter'

Walk.Listen.Create ‘Walking Home’ writing competition, 2022 - runner-up - for 'Returning' 

Pushcart Prize 2020 - nominated -  by Black Bough Poetry for ‘Precious’, micro poem published in the the Underland themed ‘Deep Time Anthologies’

Poetry in the Arcades competition, 2020 - winner -  ‘Arcade Hopping’ poem on permanent display within Morgan Arcade in Cardiff City Centre


Interviews, features, podcast and audio:

Just Another Poet Interview, youtube

Black Bough Poetry, Silver branch series, writer of the month

Iamb, wave 8

Deck the Storms Festive Poetry Party

Fevers of the Mind ‘Quick 9’ Interview 

Eat the Storms Podcast, Season 3, Episode 3 

Wales Arts Review, Cardiff City of Arcade Poets 


soundcloud: marcellenewbold