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“Being a writer means you constantly enquire. All those who have enquired of me did me a great service as it sent me on an enquiry of my own, which is present in every poem, every tale, every story handed down to my children.”

Poet, prose writer, and visual artist

Maggie Harris in conversation with Michael McMillan

Talking about a life of creation, visual art as well as the written word


Maggie Harris is a poet, prose writer, and visual artist. Originally from Guyana, South America, she recently re-located to Kent after 10 years in Wales. She attended Kent University as a mature student, achieving a BA and MA, and started her career performing, running workshops and teaching creative writing.

She has worked for Kent Arts & Libraries, represented Kent in Europe and was International Teaching Fellow at Southampton University.