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Ring out the old, ring in the new

My usual end of year burbling.

The sky is cracked – Sarah L Dixon

A few thoughts on Sarah L Dixon’s debut pamphlet, ‘The sky is cracked’ (Half Moon Books).

Another year

When I sat down to write this latest blog update, I did so thinking that 2017 has been a quiet year for me as a writer, but it was actually anything but! In terms of writing, I haven’t spent anything like enough time on new work – the vast majority of the poems I’ve drafted […]


A bit of a round-up for this blog piece. You may have read an earlier article on here where I wrote about putting my first manuscript together. Well, the great news is that I finished doing that by the end of January and sent it out to a few poet friends to give me their […]

Cheltenham – Part 2 (and other news)

A highly enjoyable trip to Cheltenham and a bunch of other news.

New Year news!

An update on poems published, the Clear Poetry anthology and my upcoming pamphlet.

“Sailor’s Rest” in RAUM Poetry Vol. 1 Issue 2

In which I admit that Twitter isn’t a complete waste of time, and take a look at a brilliant and very stylish new Scottish poetry magazine.

“Wake” on YorkMix, plus lots of other exciting news!

A new poem published on Carole Bromley’s YorkMix blog, plus a roundup of lots more exciting news!

“Lost to JPEG” in The Fat Damsel

A poem in a great new online magazine.

“Punch” on Yellow Chair Review

My poem “Punch” has just been published in issue #3 of the excellent Yellow Chair Review.