Mary Cunningham is an emerging poet from Manchester, now living in Shropshire.  She has been writing poetry for many years and is a hybrid poet, equally at home writing for the page or performing on stage.

She loves the craft of writing poems for the page; using forms or blank verse and struggling for years, if required, to perfect them.  

She equally loves the craft of writing and performing poems for an audience; narrating sound and image scapes and playing with prose and poetry in a live setting.


Exhibition at Van Gallery in Shrewsbury as part of Encounters 2019, a collaboration between Artists and Poets.


Selected for Writing West Midlands "Room 204 Writer Development Programme"


Her poetry has been published in the following magazines:

"The Alchemy Spoon - Issue 4"

"Mechanics Institute Review" - upcoming


Regular at Speakeasy Manchester & Shropshire Poetry hosted by Liz Lefroy