Dr Jo Clement is a writer, editor and educator.


In 2012 she received a New Writing North Award selected by Paul Farley. Her poems have been shortlisted for the Bridport, Melita Hume and Troubadour International prizes. Jo holds a practice-led PhD in Creative Writing from Newcastle University, which was awarded an inaugural AHRC Northern Bridge scholarship. Outlandish (New Writing North) is a collaborative walking, writing and drawing book co-authored with Damian Le Bas and illustrated by W. John Hewitt. It was commissioned for the 2019 Durham Book Festival.


Her illustrated debut Moveable Type (New Writing North) was published with support from Arts Council England and was shortlisted for Best Poetry Pamphlet in the 2020 Saboteur Awards. She is Managing Editor and Creative Director of Butcher’s Dog poetry magazine.