Louis Glazzard is a working class queer writer and, born and raised in Yorkshire, England. In his writing career to date, he has worked primarily as a poet and has been published nationally by magazines including Untitled Voices, Queerlings, Polari Press and more.
In 2021, Louis was the recipient of an Arts Council National Lottery Project Grant leading to a series of workshops with various organisations including the LGBT Foundation and the NHS. He continues to facilitate workshops for working class writers and LGBTQ+ writers in the UK.
Towards the end of 2021, Louis released his debut poetry collection Human Men. Last year Louis wrote on grief for BBC New Creatives North. Five Stages was commissioned in partnership with BBC Arts and Tyneside Cinema. It was published on BBC Radio 6 in May 2022.
Louis is currently Writer in residence for Melbourne City of Literature and Geelong Regional Libraries. He is now represented by Andrew James at Frog Literary.
Photos by Heather Glazzard