Hi there

I’m Carol Robson and I live in South Yorkshire, England.  I went to University as a  mature student and after I graduated my life changed for the better.

I have carried out and been involved with Equality and Diversity work to help the LGBT community and I also enjoy working on issues for older people through my involvement with Age UK .

I started writing again in 2009 and I’m passionate on issues of gender, sexuality, ageing and real life, hence ‘Just Saying How It Is’.

It is great to hear that people love my poetry and my life has been enhanced by the many friends I have made through the performance poetry side of my life.

In 2014 I performed my one woman show Finding Me(Take Me s I Am) at Greater Manchester Fringe, Buxton Fringe and Edinburgh Fringe where I received a 4 star review from BoadwayBaby.com

I’ve performed at many venues around the UK and look forward to performing my spoken word/poetry/humour at many more.

My collection Words of Darkness and Light was published by Thynks Publications Ltd as a second edition in Sept 2014. http://www.thynkspublications.co.uk/authors-who-will-sign-sell-and-dispatch-personally-to-their-buyers


I’ve been published in several anthologies and literary journals, which include:

Route57 University of Sheffield Literary Journal and the Australian online journal: Polari Journal


Home Sweet Home  Published by United Press 2012

The Survivor’s Guide to Bedlam  Published by Brian Wrixon Books  Blurb.com 2012

The Blue Max Review  Published by Rebel Poetry 2012

Loose Muse.  Anthology of New Writing by Women Autumn 2013. Published by Morgan’s Eye Press

Bards of Blidworth. Thynks Publications Ltd 2014

2 responses »

  1. Your story is quite amazing. I just earned a BS in Psychology and I have studied a bit about gender identity disorder. It’s a fascinating topic and one that I think does not get enough attention and focus. I am glad to see that there are people like you who are serving to inspire and help others who suffer from the same problem.
    You’re also a very talented writer and I’ve enjoyed reading your posts!

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