Poetry

My work has appeared widely in print journals and magazines, in anthologies and online. I have also had a poem featured in ‘Poet’s Corner’ in The Sunday Times. In 2019 I was awarded a Developing Your Creative Practice grant by Arts Council England, to be mentored for a year by Rebecca Goss.

Print journals and magazines: The Alchemy Spoon, Ambit, BBC Wildlife, Brittle Star, Butcher’s Dog, Envoi, Fenland Poetry Journal, The Fenland Reed, Finished Creatures, Iota, Lighthouse, Magma, Mslexia, The North, Poetry Birmingham, Poetry Wales, Smoke, Under the Radar.

Anthologies: The Best British Poetry 2012 (Salt), Places of Poetry: Mapping the Nation in Verse (Oneworld).

Online journals and poetry sites: And Other Poems, Atrium, Ink Sweat and Tears, The Interpreter’s House, MIROnline.

My poems have been placed in the following competitions:

Live Canon Collection Competition 2021 – shortlisted

Paper Swans Press Single Poem Competition 2020 – first place

Café Writers Open Poetry Competition 2020 – commended

BBC Wildlife Poet of the Year Competition 2008 – second place