Peter Roe

Peter Roe is a prize winning performance poet, artistic, autistic, computer geek and technology nerd. A former Bard of Dorchester and host of Bridport spoken word night Apothecary. Founding editor and publisher of the Jawbone Collective. Peter was Highly Commended and runner up in the Hedgehog Press ‘Full Fat Poetry Collection’ competition with his forthcoming volume “About Time”.


During the last few years his flash fiction and poetry has been widely anthologised in print and online. He regularly hosts writing workshops and poetry events. Short listed and runner up for the Blandford Poetry Prize, Runner up Bridport Short Story Slam, Finalist in Apples and Snakes South-West Slam, long listed in ‘Writing Without Limits’ for The Yeovil Literary Prize, winner of The Western Gazette Best Local Writer. Peter has three published collections of poetry.‘Technology Bytes Back’ (2018); “I’m in Love with My Barista” (2019)  published as a companion volume to the fringe show 'Jawbone'; "Love Hertz" was published by The Jawbone Collective in February 2023. Peter appeared in BridFringe 'Six-Pack' in 2018. He co-produced and performed in the Fringe show ‘Jawbone’ (2019) with Tom Rogers. (Bridport, Shaftesbury & Buxton). Peter has been a headliner at Poetika, The Platform, Word Makers Silence Breakers, Taking The Mic, Poetic License, Word Stir, WonderZoo and Taking The Mic.


Peter has worked on arts council sponsored events for ‘Wonderzoo’, ‘The Windrose Trust’ and ‘Dorset Museums’ as a facilitator and host/compere. Peter was an active member of the Dorset Writers Group. ‘Storytraders’ for eight years and co-published a volume of short fiction and poetry through with Storytraders through Wessex Media in December 2022 entitled "A Jurassic Omnibus".

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