the other body out in the world

My debut book of poems, the other body, is now published and available from Guillemot Press. Join me, Petero Kalule and Clarissa Alvarez for our joint launch event on 14 October 2021.

Research reflections

As I near the end of the research phase of my CYMA writing project, I reflect on my first research trip to the North Norfolk coast.

CYMA research mixtape

A list-in-progress of the brilliant sources inspiring and informing my research for my CYMA poetry project.

the other body is 1!

It’s been a year since my debut poetry pamphlet, the other body, was published by Guillemot Press, and I’m celebrating its first birthday!

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My NCW highlights

Today is my last day of working at National Centre for Writing. It’s been ten years since I first interned there, six years since I joined the core team, and two since I took on the role of Programme Manager. During my time at NCW I’ve run festivals, international symposia, and literally hundreds of events.Continue reading “My NCW highlights”

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Watch the launch of the other body

Back in 2021 I launched my debut poetry book, the other body, and I’m delighted that the launch is now available to relive and enjoy on YouTube.

the other body reviewed

Recently my debut poetry book, the other body, has received some good reviews. I’m really glad to know that it has connected with readers so far, and it’s fascinating to see the different facets and interpretations that people are picking up on. Reviewing the other body on his blog, Billy Mills notices the search forContinue reading “the other body reviewed”