Damon Lord

Writer, Worcestershire Poet Laureate 2023-24

Damon Lord is a writer of fiction, articles, and poetry, and is the Worcestershire Poet Laureate 2023-24, and winner of the Brother's Cup 2023 and 2024. 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.

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.

Damon Lord headline act at Dear Listener

Thursday 16 May 2024, 6:30 p.m.

Dear Listener, hosted by Charley Barnes, has invited Damon Lord to headline at Worcester's leading monthly spoken-word literary event!

Dear Listener writes:

We're bouncing back with a little spring in our step and bringing with us this month... the current Worcestershire Poet Laureate!

Damon Lord (pronouns: he/him) is Worcestershire Poet Laureate 2023/4, and is a Welsh writer of fiction and poetry. He lives in Worcester with his wife and child. Damon has been a core performer at 42, Worcester's premier genre (SF, fantasy, horror, etc.) spoken word night since its 2011 inception.

Alongside Damon we'll have our open mic set-up, too, so if you want 5 minutes on the mic then drop Charley and Leena an email at dearlisteneropenmic@gmail.com to get booked in.

This event kicks off at 6:30pm and there will be a £3 charge for entry.

For more information, visit the Facebook event page.

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.

Sign up to my newsletter

26 December 2023. Damon Lord is today launching a monthly newsletter, entitled Words, Words, Words: Damon Lord Writer, hosted at Substack.

You can explore Words, Words, Words: Damon Lord Writer's Newsletter on Substack newsletter and subscribe by clicking here. 

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
Covers of Damon Lord's books

Books, Stories, and Poetry

Photo by Damon Lord 2023
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