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 three full length poetry collections published by Comma Press: Dr James Graham’s Celestial Bed (2006) and Lifting The Piano With One Hand (2013) and  Where the Road Runs Out (2018), and Tales from the Tachograph, a collaborative work with Winston Plowes (Calder Valley Poetry, 2017). 



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

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.