Absolutely delighted that my poem ‘Knockoff’ has been published by the wonderful Claire Walker and Holly Magill at Atrium Poetry, most definitely one of my favourite poetry sites. And thrilled beyond belief to have been published there for a 3rd time.
Absolutely delighted that my poem ‘Melt’ has been awarded 2nd prize in the Yaffle Press Competition. Congratulations to everyone else who received prizes and commendations. Look out for ‘Whirlagust’, an anthology of poems from the competition, due to be published soon.
Absolutely thrilled my poem poem ‘Every Day Is Race Day’ is in the Here Comes Everyone “Rituals” issue, a wonderful collection of poems, short stories, visual art and articles. Grateful thanks to Raef Boylan, Matthew Barton and the rest of the HCE team.
Delighted my (aptly-titled) poem ‘Fox’ is up at the Foxglove Journal. Grateful thanks to Elizabeth Gibson.
Delighted to see my poem ‘Of All The Things’ up at Amaryllis Poetry. It is tribute of sorts to some musical heroes of mine including my favourite male vocalist of all time, the late great Marvin Gaye. Many thanks to editor Stephen Daniels.
Delighted my poem ‘Seventeen Minutes Of Solstice Sun’ is included in Three Drops From A Cauldron Midwinter Special. Delighted also to feature for the second year running alongside another terrific line-up. Big thanks to Kate Garrett and her Three Drops editorial team. To read my poem click here.
Delighted to feature once again in the The Writers’ Cafe Magazine edited by the wonderful Marie Lightman. This issue is a cracking selection of poems and short stories on the theme of “Frost and Dew”. Follow the link here if you’d like to take a peek at my poems ‘Winter’s Teeth’ and ‘Death and Resurrection’.
To cap off a brilliant week my copy of The Curlew ‘Betula’ Issue arrived today featuring my poem ‘Mouth’ plus wonderful contributions from fellow poets Raine Geoghegan, Rebecca Gethin, Hannah Stone, Lesley Quayle, Attracta Fahy and others. Thank you editor Dr Lynn Parr for producing such a beautiful journal, it is available to buy via https://www.the-curlew.com/store/product/betula-new
Special moment today. My poem ‘Shedbound’, a tribute to my late father, has been published in The High Window. I’m so grateful to David Cooke and Anthony Costello for including me in this issue alongside so many wonderful poets.