Gaia Holmes

Gaia Holmes is a freelance writer and creative writing tutor who works with schools, universities, libraries and other community groups throughout the West Yorkshire region. She runs ‘Igniting The Spark’, a weekly writing workshop at Dean Clough, Halifax, and is the co-host of ‘MUSE-LI’, an online writing group. She has had three full length poetry collections published by Comma Press: Dr James Graham’s Celestial Bed  (2006) Lifting The Piano With One Hand(2013), Where The Road Runs Out (2018) and Tales from the Tachograph, a collaborative work with Winston Plowes (Calder Valley Poetry, 2017). She is currently turning her attention towards writing short stories. 

 

Publications by Gaia Holmes

Dr James Graham's Celestial Bed

Dr James Graham's Celestial Bed marks the arrival of yet another great Yorkshire poet.

Lifting The Piano With One Hand

Yorkshire-born poet Gaia Holmes' much-anticipated second collection.

Where the Road Runs Out

Third collection from acclaimed contemporary female poet Gaia Holmes.

Anthologies featuring Gaia Holmes

The New Abject

A sequel to Comma‘s award-winning horror anthology The New Uncanny. Featuring specially commissioned stories inspired by Julia Kristeva’s theory of the abject.

The Cuckoo Cage

Short stories by British authors inspired by the ‘superheroes’ of British protest history, from Ned Ludd to Captain Swing, and scurge of the Romans, Cassivel-launus, to 90s anti-roads protestor Swampy.

Resist: Stories of Uprising

The follow-up to Comma’s successful Protest: Stories of Resistance anthology, featuring twenty authors, whose stories have been written in collaboration with historians and eye-witnesses from centuries of British protest.

Resist: Stories of Uprising

The paperback edition of our popular anthology exploring 20 key moments of British protest history, from Boudica to Grenfell.