About me

These days 

I’m the mother of three (quite grown up) boys and a writer. I was a fashion designer in a previous, long ago, life. I write short stories and poetry and I’m trying to decide if I ever want to write ‘The Novel’… I love to get out and about, both to read my own work and to hear others read theirs, and often take part in courses and workshops. I’ll be sharing my experiences of any such events under the Away section above, along with my thoughts on Short Story and Poetry collections, Novels and Literary Magazines, and anything else that grabs me. Below are links to some of my work that has been published online and where to find a few of my poems and stories in print.


And this, dear editors, is my reaction each time I receive an acceptance... Pant-Wetting ecstasy!

And this, dear editors, is my reaction each time I receive an acceptance…



Big Society Big Success                  Here Comes Everyone (Riots Issue)

Uniforms                                       Kumquat Poetry

The Other Dress                            Kumquat Poetry

Shoes                                           Kumquat Poetry

Frocks                                          Kumquat Poetry

Underpants                                   The Crane Papers

Bra                                              The Crane Papers

Red and Green (scroll to page 13)   Here Comes Everyone (Colours Issue)

In Tranquillity                                 Kumquat poetry

Brown Velvet Suit                           Ink Sweat and Tears

Alzheimer-Zombie                          Leicester Society of Artists

The Word                                     Leicester Society of Artists


The Dress (scroll to page 37)         Here Comes Everyone (Colours Issue)



Talkin Tarn: Futures – ISBN 978-1-908136-02-2 – http://www.pewter-rose-press.com

Stalwart: Futures – ISBN 978-1-908136-02-2 – http://www.pewter-rose-press.com

Snow Angels: Hearing Voices 2 – ISBN 9551800-5-8 – http://www.crystalcrearcreators.org.uk

Twinset: Hearing Voices 5 – ISBN 978-0-9570501-4-3 – http://www.crystalcrearcreators.org.uk


Chiaroscuro: Bare Fiction Issue 1 – ISSN 2054-1511 – www.barefictionmagazine.co.uk

The Stealing: Willesden Herald Short Stories 8 – www.willesdenherald.blogspot.co.uk


LeftLion, Nottingham:

Nottingham Festival of Words 2013: 1

Nottingham Festival of Words 2013: 2

Nottingham Festival of Words 2013: 3

Interview with the poet John Gallas


Poetry Collection Dress Code Shortlisted for The Stinging Fly Magazine 2012

Short Story Bender Longlisted for Fish Short Story Prize 2012

Short Story The Stealing Shortlisted for Prism International Short Story Prize 2013

Poem Looking Through Photographs Longlisted for Fish Poetry Prize 2013

Short Story The Stealing Shortlisted for Willesden Herald Short Story Competition 2014

Short Story The Scattering winner in the Reunions Competition Anthology published by SSFF


Barefiction Podcast: Chiaroscuro (an extract)

4 thoughts on “About me

  1. Joanna wilkinson August 22, 2013 at 8:56 am Reply

    I shall probably follow you to the end of the earth our chuck xxxx

  2. beeseeker February 11, 2014 at 9:44 am Reply

    What a Great title for a Blog.

  3. […] Lindsay Waller-Wilkinson: in a former life – a fashion designer obsessed with literature. Now a writer – unable to completely ignore that former life. Writing short stories, poems and always considering ‘The Novel’. Current projects include a series of sonnets about clothes. (and life, and love) called DressCode, and a linked novel-length collection of short stories.  Lindsay’s web link:  http://poemstorydreamreality.com/about/ […]

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