For the last 20 years Gareth Jenkins has been running poetry workshops in schools, youth centres, universities, libraries and prisons. His masters in psychology was spent measuring the brain's frontal positive slow wave. His doctorate explored the intersection of schizophrenia and creative expression through the writing and artmaking of Anthony Mannix. He is the editor of The Toy of the Spirit, the first book-length publication of Anthony's collected writings. Gareth's poetry and theoretical work has been widely published. His poetry-film collaborations regularly screen at festivals around the world. He makes and exhibits text-based art at Square One Studios. Gareth's first poetry collection, Recipes for the Disaster, won the 2019 Anne Elder Award. In 2020 he founded the small press Apothecary Archive - more at:


Poetic reflections

Words fall away – Past/Present Pets – Gareth Jenkins


Gareth Jenkins Red Room Remains.