Damon Lord

Writer, Worcestershire Poet Laureate 2023-24

Damon Lord reading a copy of the comic book adaptation of "Tales of the City" by Armistead Maupin, wearing a black shirt with the word Supernova in red upon it.
Photo by T.M.M. Lord 2023

Damon Lord is a writer of fiction, articles, and poetry, winner of the Brother's Cup 2023 and 2024, and is and is the former Worcestershire Poet Laureate 2023/24. You can buy his books, read his articles and latest news, enjoy some examples of his work, find out where he'll be speaking next, and also discover more about Damon.

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Damon's poem, mounted on a wall
Photo by Damon Lord 2024

Damon Lord selected as winner of best poem (public vote)

1 July 2024. Local independent bookshop Script Haven announced today that Damon Lord's poem Pause was selected as the best poem in a public vote. The poem was xhosen by visitors to the "Breatheless - Breathe More" art and poetry exhibition, which was on display in Script Haven throught the second half of June 2024. Script Haven stated they look forward to collaborating again soon with all creatives involved.

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Damon Lord's poem displayed at Art Exhibition

15 June 2024. The Breathless - Breathe More exhibition opened today, combining poetry and art on a variety of themes. The theme assigned to Damon and the amazing artist Caroline Hall was Pause. The exhibition runs at Script Haven, 104 High Street, Worcester until 30th June 2024.

Photo by Damon Lord 2024

Damon Lord steps down as Worcestershire Poet Laureate 2023/24

15 May 2024. As of 6 p.m., today, Damon Lord has resigned a month early from the position of Worcestershire Poet Laureate 2023/24. While he valued collaborating with the team, he must now redirect his focus on making harmonious daily advancement with other important writing projects, including academic study and a novel in progress.

Winner of the Brother's Cup 2024!

11 May 2024. Damon Lord has won the Brother's Cup for the second year in a row, in this year's Provincial Lecture Competition, organised by the Worcestershire Freemasons Provincial Learning and Development Officer. His lecture title was: Masonry and the Moon.

Covers of Damon Lord's books

Books, Stories, and Poetry

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Damon Lord reading a book, whilst stood in a queue

About Me

Photo by Angie Lord 2022
Damon Lord behind a lectern, delivering a lecture

News and Articles

Photo by Angie Lord 2019
Damon Lord stood in front of a microphone lit by purple light

Appearances and Speaking

Photo by Kevin Brooke 2022