Gaia Holmes

Gaia Holmes lives in Halifax. She is a free-lance writer and creative writing tutor who works with schools, libraries and other community groups throughout the West Yorkshire region. She runs ‘Igniting The Spark’, a weekly writing workshop at Dean Clough, Halifax. She has had two full length poetry collections published by Comma Press: Dr James Graham’s Celestial Bed (2006) and Lifting The Piano With One Hand (2013).and Tales from the Tachograph, a collaborative work with Winston Plowes (Calder Valley Poetry, 2017). Her third collection, Where the Road Runs Out, will be published by Comma Press in Autumn 2018.

Where The Road Runs Out will explore long journeys with dark destinations, the Danish concept of ‘hygge’, holes, cracks, gaps, expectations, rebellious houses, spiritual homes, thermals, morphine and the wrong kind of birds.

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.