Fran Lock

Fran Lock is a sometime itinerant dog whisperer and poet, now living, working and wearing a cardigan in London with her husband and her basenji.

When not writing and performing poetry, or wrestling with intractable dogs, Fran is involved in various ways with anarcha-feminist activism.

She has an M.A in Creative Writing from Kingston University, and is currently in the process of applying for her PhD. Her debut collection Flatrock (Little Episodes) was launched in May 2011. Her work has appeared in various places, including The Alarmist, Ambit, Poetry London, The Morning Star, The Stinging Fly, and in Best British Poetry 2012 (Salt). Her second collection The Mystic and the Pig Thief (Salt) is due out in June.

Fran Lock