Coming out of lockdown today – my book ‘Return by Minor Road’ is officially published 25 June.
The Cambridge Writing Retreat has been featuring a different poet each day in June in their podcast and on their website. I’m today’s featured poet, reading my poem ‘Cormorant’.
I recently reviewed Jennifer Wong’s accomplished new collection ‘Letters Home’ from Nine Arches Press for Poetry School. Jennifer Wong’s accomplished new collection ‘Letters Home’ from Nine Arches Press for Poetry School. It’s an enlightening collection that resists easy answers to questions of identity, geography, and belonging that affect us all.
A thorough and thought-provoking review of my new book ‘Return by Minor Road’, out now with Bloodaxe, has been posted by poet Christopher James.
A batch of poems from my new collection, ‘Return by Minor Road’, which will be published by Bloodaxe in April, have gone up at innovative online journal Tentacular magazine.
My third Bloodaxe collection ‘Return by Minor Road’ is out on 23 April. It focuses on my time living in Dunblane at the time of the Primary School shooting in March 1996. Through poems about landscape and loss, the poems explore the lasting impact of being an ‘incoherent bystander’ at such a tragedy.
A couple of poems that are in my next collection (Return by Minor Road, due out from Bloodaxe in April 2020) have been published recently in poetry journals.