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.
A list-in-progress of the brilliant sources inspiring and informing my research for my CYMA poetry project.
I am delighted to share that I have been awarded a Developing Your Creative Practice grant by Arts Council England.
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!
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”
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.
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”
An update on where scoping the project has taken me to date, and my plans for the next stages of researching and writing CYMA.
I’ve had great fun over the last couple of weeks talking to my colleague Simon on The Writing Life podcast about how to get your poetry published. This is a question I’m often asked in my work as a programmer at National Centre for Writing, and I hope that the combination of my professional insightContinue reading “My guide to getting your poetry published”
In the first part of my series of posts about developing a conscious writing practice, I looked at the benefits of reflecting on one’s writing practice, and how I’ve come to be more aware of my own writing rhythms and productivity. In this second part I’m going to think about how I’ve gone from writingContinue reading “Developing a conscious writing practice 2: writing projects”