Rebecca Hubbard is an experienced creative writing tutor and a published poet. She delivers weekly creative writing classes for Buckinghamshire Adult Education and runs inspirational day workshops and residential courses. She also offers one-to-one English tuition and individual advice and feedback sessions for writers.
Rebecca has a Masters in professional and creative writing and a first class degree in art history. She worked for twelve years as head gardener at a Camphill Community for adults with special needs and often draws inspiration from images, myths, gardens and landscape in her teaching.
The Garden of Shadow and Delight is Rebecca’s collection of prose poems on gardens, published by Cinnamon Press in 2014. Her poetry also appears in magazines including Acumen, Smiths Knoll, Poetry Nottingham, Weyfarers, Pennine Platform, Writing Women and anthologies such as Fanfare: Contemporary Women Poets and the Ver Poets’ Wheel of the Stars.
Rebecca worked for several years as a freelance journalist writing features on a wide range of subjects (food, craft, profiles etc) for titles including The Guardian, The Sunday Times Magazine, The Sunday Times, Country Living Magazine, Kent Life.
Rebecca lives in a small Hertfordshire village but her family roots are both Welsh and English. She practises a silent meditation of the heart and sits with the Quakers.