Rebecca Gethin

Rebecca GethinRebecca’s poems have appeared in numerous publications, and she gives regular readings around Devon. She lives on Dartmoor, but also spends time in the Italian Maritime Alps, where her ancestors lived; and both of these areas are reflected in her poetry. She teaches creative writing to prisoners, and has recently finished writing her first novel.

Sample poem: Night Vision

Oversteps publications

River is the Plural of Rain (2009) OUT OF PRINT

Recent news

  • Simon Williams and Susan Taylor are launching a new poetry publication next month, called ‘Broadsheet’. The first issue will include poets reading at the Exeter Poetry Festival and poets from Devon and Cornwall. The Oversteps poets represented in this first issue are: Jennie Osborne, Rebecca Gethin and Alwyn Marriage.

    [13-Sep-13 ]

  • Rebecca Gethin is offering one-off poetry workshops called ‘Suitcase Writing Workshops’, from 2 – 4.15pm on January 26th, February 23rd and March 23rd at Buckland in the Moor Village Hall, near Ashburton, Devon. For more information, or to book, email

    [2-Dec-12 ]

  • Rebecca Gethin’s novel, ‘Liar Dice’, published by Cinnamon, will be launched in Exeter on 11th November. Rebecca’s poetry collection, ‘River is the Plural of Rain’, was published by Oversteps in 2009.

    [4-Nov-11 ]

  • Rebecca Gethin won first prize in the Cinnamon Press novel writing competition

    [6-Jul-10 ]