Photo of Gill HoritzGill Horitz has been published in various magazines, (including Writing Women, Mslexia, Smiths Knoll, Frogmore Papers, Tears in the Fence), and a short story in Cheatin' Heart—Women's Secret Stories Anthology (Serpents Tale 1998).

Her writing has been performed in community projects: as lyrics for Common Ground's Confluence project, (Otter: Lutra Lutra on the Stour) and for Wimborne Community Theatre, which she co-founded.

She was short-listed in the Bridport Prize, 2011. She attends a regular poetry group in Dorset, led by Paul Hyland.

Gill worked in the Arts for many years with different organisation and communities, including programming and running literature projects and writing workshops.

In the '80s, she programmed a series of poetry events in Poole, Dorset, with Michael Horovitz, Frances Horovitz, Roger McGough, Jeff Nuttall, Brian Patten and Ivor Cutler. She founded and edited a quarterly national magazine to showcase women's creative work: Women Live—a magazine of writing and artwork by women about their lives, featuring work by established and new writers and artists.

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