17 September 2018
I'm about to start an exciting new role as part of my
freelance writing work. This autumn I start as Royal
8 September 2018
I'm really please to have two new poems published in the
lovely Lampeter Review - the magazine of the Lampeter
31 August 2018
I'm looking forward to running another session of my
'Towards Publication' day school, this time at the newly
established Cambridge Writing Retreat.
23 July 2018
Over the past three months we've delivered six of the
fifteen scheduled Carnegie Trust and Wellcome Trust
libraries projects. It's been a...
19 February 2018
In June I’ll be facilitating a 3 week long online poetry
workshop for The Poetry School called '*Thrill River
Studio*'. Rivers keep...
2 February 2018
Those lovely people at multi-disciplinary charity SAW
(Science, Art and Writing) have teamed up with Norfolk
Libraries, led by the Norfolk &...
1 January 2018
A new poem from the draft third collection has gone up at
Manchester Review. It’s in fine company. I particularly
1 December 2017
Empty Mirror Early Poems by Allen Ginsberg
Empty Mirror, Early Poems by Allen Ginsberg
Based in Bellingham, Washington Empty Mirror is...
17 November 2017
Strix is a new magazine based in Leeds, with stunning
production values - it really is a thing of beauty. I...
10 October 2017
It's always a joy to be involved in a 26 project. They're
great at coming up with inventive and intuitive ways...
3 October 2017
Students at Aberystwyth University have made a film to
accompany my recent poem 'Dumyat', included in New Welsh
Review's most recent Poetry...
5 September 2017
The Moth is a beautifully produced Irish magazine with a
world-wide appeal. I'm delighted to have a new poem,
'Cormorant', included in...
8 July 2017
David Clarke's pamphlet, Gaud (Flarestack), won the Michael
Marks Award in 2013. His first full collection of poetry,
Arc, was published by...
20 June 2017
Two new poems have been included in the marvelous New Welsh
New Welsh Review 114
New Welsh Review 114
"For over twenty-five...
25 May 2017
Pleased to have a new poem of mine in The Morning Star's
'Well Versed' today.
It started as a bit of a...
21 April 2017
In January I was delighted to receive a complimentary copy
of the ever excellent The North magazine, which
is published by The Poetry...
30 March 2017
Clare Pollard found her inclination to poetry early. Her
first collection, published nearly twenty years ago,
was written while she was still in school.
24 March 2017
Skype recently approached The Poetry Society to ask if they
could interview poetry surgeons working on Skype to talk
about their experiences.
28 February 2017
Discover Wayland in words
Wayland is an area rich in myth, fairy-tale, atmospheric
countryside, peaceful villages and bustling towns.
On Saturday 4 March I'll...
2 February 2017
"like an artist’s sketch book, a poet showing his
workings, with the process of arriving at each line every
bit as important...
17 January 2017
On Monday 30th January at 7pm, I'll be reading at the
Picturehouse Cinema in Cambridge with Maura Dooley, and the
9 January 2017
The very talented Erin Vasta has produced a stunning dance
film of the sequence 'At the Print Museum' from my second
12 December 2016
The High Window is a vibrant quarterly review of poetry
co-founded by David Cooke and Anthony Costello. Issue
4 has now gone live on the...
30 November 2016
Lighthouse Literary Journal In Spring 2015 I was
commissioned to write an article about working with the
constraint of a theme in my second...
18 November 2016
NAWE Conference 2016
'Becoming a Writer-in-Residence' at the National Association
of Writers in Education Conference, with a side-order of
Last weekend I...
7 November 2016
At a classy awards ceremony on Thursday night, I was
thrilled when it was announced that The Print Museum had
won the 2016...
28 October 2016
I'm lucky to have an inspiring literary festival on my
doorstep in Wymondham. For a smallish market town, it packs
24 October 2016
It's been fascinating to be involved with new commissions
for writing workshops and poems as part of the 14-18 NOW,
5 October 2016
Hosted by poet and former Chair of the Poetry Society,
Anne-Marie Fyfe, Coffee-House Poetry at The Troubadour on
Old Brompton Road has...
14 September 2016
Exciting news - 'The Print Museum' has been shortlisted for
the 2016 East Anglian Book Awards.
There are six different categories, including...
1 September 2016
I'm looking forward to reading at this year's Kings Lynn
Poetry Festival, especially as Kings Lynn was my old
stomping ground as...
12 July 2016
Yesterday I was at West Earlham Junior School as the writer
in a SAW Trust Science, Art and Writing day school....
4 July 2016
When writing a poem, sequence or book, there are many
aspects I aim to bring in, and many that surprise me...
25 June 2016
If you pop over to Poetry Spotlight today, you can find me
chatting about The Print Museum as well as new...
18 June 2016
I'm really looking forward to reading and being in
conversation with writer and tutor Sue Burge in Tea with the
11 June 2016
I’m delighted to be reading from The Print Museum at Turn
The Page 2016, which rightly calls itself ‘A bookish kind
6 June 2016
I'm very much looking forward to reading at Café Writers in
Take 5 in the heart of Norwich on Monday 13...
31 May 2016
As a Swaffham girl, I'm delighted to be helping new writers
find their voice, and witness what it's like currently
1 May 2016
As well as offering coaching and mentoring sessions through
Writers' Centre Norwich, I'm delighted to be now offering
Poetry Surgeries by Skype...
26 March 2016
Julian of Norwich
Julian of Norwich
What a lovely boost, 'Portrait', from The Print Museum was
chosen as the Saturday Poem in...
25 March 2016
Thanks to everyone who came to The Book Hive last night to
help me celebrate the launch of my second Bloodaxe
1 March 2016
The Poetry Book Society bills itself as the book club for
poetry lovers. Founded by T S Eliot in 1953, it...
20 February 2016
The Alice booklet is taking shape and has amazing poems from
many fantastic contemporary writers in it.
I'm delighted Abegail Morley over...