Poetry and Drama


Zoë Fairbairns’ poems have appeared in magazines and anthologies including:

  • Entry
  • One Foot On The Mountain (Onlywomen Press)
  • Writing Women (Islington Gutter Press)
  • Poem Into Poem  (Cambridge University Press, Cambridge)
  • The Faber Book of Blue Verse (Faber & Faber, London)
  • Ride On Rapunzel (Attic Press, Dublin)

Available online

No Thanks (a wedding poem)

Riding Hood

Mirror Mirror

And The Flies Will Be Supreme


Details of Wife was performed at the Orange Tree, Richmond, in 1973.

The Belgian Nurse  was broadcast on BBC Radio Four in January 2007. Click here for details.