About Rachel SmithRachel Smith is a chef working in central London. She has a BA (Hons) from Canterbury University, New Zealand where she specialised in New Zealand literature, and is currently a member of Jane Draycott's Saturday Workshop group at the Poetry School in London.
Take another tour
There are so many good poems in the Children's Archive, it's hard to know where to start!
Over the years I’ve become increasingly interested in the lyrical nature of poetry.
Ask the poet
Join acclaimed poet, Jo Shapcott, in her Welsh retreat as she talks about the pleasures of science and music that inform her work - and the importance of getting up early to write!