Proud to see my poem ‘A Bonnie Fighter’ in this touching anthology compiled by editor Kate Garrett-Nield as a way of expressing her gratitude to the staff at Leeds General Hospital Congenital Hearts Unit for helping her baby Bonnie after a heart defect was discovered in the days after her birth. I feel very honoured to be in this collection of poems by many talented poets. A recommended read!
I have a poem ‘Not Quite 8½’ in the latest Writers’ Cafe Magazine, on a theme of shoes. Big thanks to editor Marie Lightman for publishing it and producing another fine collection. You can read it by clicking here and scrolling down.
Quite literally over the moon that my poem ‘Fishing for Stars’ is in there amongst this wonderful collection of poems, short fiction, visual art and experimental media. Thanks so much to editor Amy Kinsman. You can find it by clicking here and scrolling to page 8.
Delighted that my poem ‘On The Cards’ is among so many wonderful pieces in this latest issue of The Writers’ Cafe Magazine. I am so grateful to editor Marie Lightman. You can read it by clicking here and scrolling down.
So very pleased that my poem ‘When The Music Stops’ has been included among lots of wonderful pieces in the latest The Writers’ Cafe Magazine Issue 5: “Love and Music”. Many thanks to editor Marie Lightman. You can read the magazine here
(you’ll find ‘When The Music Stops’ if you scroll down a bit).
A memorable day. ‘It’s All Over’ is my first poem to be published at Algebra of Owls. Mega-chuffed to have a poem up at one of my favourite sites. Massive thanks to the editorial team Paul Vaughan, Hannah Stone and Nick Allen.
You can read ‘It’s All Over’ by clicking here
Pleased to see my Hendrix-flavoured poem ‘Blue Haze’ up at Visual Verse. As usual, there are lots of inspired responses. This fantastic site posts a visual prompt each month and asks for responses (50-500 words) to be written in a time limit of one hour. To read my poem, click here
Delighted that my poem ‘Hedgehog Cycle’ is included in the second issue of the classy Northampton Poetry Review. Pleased to be in the company of so many fine poets including Featured Poet Robert Ford and Stuart Buck. Thanks so much to editors Tom and Philippa Harding. To read my poem click here
Many thanks to Marie Lightman, editor of The Writers’ Cafe Magazine, for including my poem ‘Dust’ in Issue 4: “Time and Space”. So pleased to be part of a great collection by so many talented poets! To read it click here and scroll down.
Unexpected treat in the post today. A copy of The Lampeter Review, Issue 15 that contains my ‘This Friday Afternoon’ poem. Honestly, it is such a beautifully presented journal with so many wonderful poems, short stories and stunning images.