I am a poet and short fiction writer. I hold a Creative Writing MA from Royal Holloway College, University of London, and am currently researching a Ph.D in meteorological poetry at Birmingham City University.
Recent poetry competition credits include:
Winner, Brexit in Poetry (Holland Park Press), 2019
Winner, WoLF Poetry Competition,
Runner-up, Keats-Shelley Poetry Prize, 2019
commended, Best Single Poem, Forward Prizes, 2018
Highly commended, Ginkgo Prize for Ecopoetry, 2018
I am, with Allen Ashley, co-author of “Dreaming Spheres:
Poems of the Solar System”, published in 2014 by World Fantasy Award-winning PS
Publishing. In 2018, I co-edited (again, with Allen Ashley) an
anthology of creaturely writing, "Humanagerie", published by
Eibonvale Press, details of which are available here:
I hold the post of Pre-Raphaelite Society Poet-in-Residence; and have been published widely in a variety of journals and anthologies, and placed in many competitions. I have been a guest reader at many poetry events in and around London; from 2013 to 2016 I was organiser and co-host of Rhyme & Rhythm Jazz-Poetry Club at Enfield's Dugdale Theatre.
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