Profile image of Sam Bartle, author of poems on Poet In Verse website.

Sam Bartle was born in Hull, England, and grew up in the East Riding of Yorkshire.  Like many, he began writing poetry during the COVID-19 pandemic, but prefers to write on all aspects of his life experiences and observations of the world around him.

He prefers to write in rhyming verse, and his climate change poem, ‘On Beautiful Sky’ was featured on BBC Radio Humberside’s ‘No Filter’ programme, and a line was selected for use in Luke Jerram’s urban art exhibition ‘Of Earth and Sky’ (Winner: ‘Best Arts Project’ – Hearts For The Arts Awards 2022). 

Sam’s work has also appeared in the High Wolds Poetry Festival Collection 2021 and 2022, BBC Radio York’s Upload programme, and has received publication in various poetry magazines and journals, including Lothlorien Poetry Journal, Wildfire Words, Pomona Valley Review, Poetry Lab Shanghai, The Writer’s Club, Blue River Review, and Duck Duck Mongoose (poems 15 and 16).

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