Poet, journalist, photographer
Aidan Semmens, author of five poetry collections, A Stone Dog (2011), The Book of Isaac (2013), Uncertain Measures (2014), Life Has Become More Cheerful (2017) and There Will Be Singing (2020) has been described by Simon Smith, former chief librarian at the Poetry Library, as 'one of our more ambitious and accomplished poets'.
He is also the editor of By The North Sea: an anthology of Suffolk poetry (2013) and of the online poetry magazine Molly Bloom.
For several years he was a weekly columnist for the Ipswich Star and the Eastern Daily Press. He has been wielding a lens since 1965; his photos have appeared in various newspapers, magazines and academic books.