Competition commendation

I am very happy that my poem ‘Results will be with you as soon as possible’ has been commended in the 2020 Café Writers Open Poetry Competition judged by Helen Ivory. I will be reading at the winners event via Zoom on 8 February 2021.

Read the commended poem here:

Pamphlet to be published by The Emma Press in 2022

I am enormously excited that my second pamphlet – working title Ovarium – will be published by the wonderful Emma Press next year. I’m very much looking forward to working with my editor, Emma Dai’an Wright, and to bringing these poems into the world.

What We Read Now – ‘Threats’

I am very much looking forward to reading at this Zoom event with John McCullough and Julia Webb on Thursday 3 September. Thanks to poet Jennifer Wong for curating the event and inviting me to read. Free tickets available here:

Paper Swans Press Single Poem Competition

I am absolutely thrilled to have been awarded First Place in the Paper Swans Press Single Poem Competition 2020, and also to have a second poem in the longlist. So grateful to the judge Wendy Pratt and to Paper Swans Press. Both poems are published in the e-book available to read here: