Matt Bryden 2017 ©

Matt’s teaching career has taken him to Tuscany, The Czech Republic, Poland and South Sudan. He teaches poetry for the Poetry School and worked with the Arvon Foundation on their Teachers as Writers project 2016.


Matt has written and taught courses for the charity Story Door, which aims to improve literacy levels among disadvantaged students across the South West by sharing poems, inspiring them to write and fostering an enthusiasm for poetry.


Matt is also trained in using poetry with dementia sufferers in care homes, and worked on the Making of Me project, for which he received mentoring from John Killick.


He runs the Somerset Young Poets Competition.

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