Info/News 2019

  • Forestry Commission call-out for a writer-in-residence to help promote their work conserving and managing the nations woodlands … have decided to put forward a proposal and apply.
  • Poems sent to the Dunlin Press (port anthology), Poetry Business (running anthology) and Iron Press (tree anthology) … plus National Poetry Competition, Moth Poetry Competition, Orange Blossom Review and Amaryllis. Thirteen poems out in total. Something must stick …
  • The lovely Clarrie at Hypnopomp Literary Magazine has just confirmed that Hawkbit and Jigsaw will be appearing in Issue 7 on 31st January 2019 #WooHoo 🙂
  • No joy with the Forestry Commission or Moth Poetry Competition. Sent three poems to Butcher’s Dog which is reappearing after a year away.
  • Withdrawn the submission to Amaryllis; Little Rowan to appear in Bonnie’s Crew #5 (published online on 9th October, 2019).
  • It’s a no from the Dog.
  • Withdrawn submission to Orange Blossom Review in order to enter the Wirral Open Poetry Competition … bit of a kerfuffle when one poem failed to upload. All sorted now. Anna Saunders judging the competition.
  • Reading at Waterside Café with other poets to celebrate World Curlew Day on Sunday 21st April (Karen Lloyd organising).
  • Thank you Charles Johnson at Obsessed With Pipework for taking Still Life and Slow Move To Fall ( Autumn Issue #87 ) … sooo pleased : )
  • Thank you Kate Garrett of Picaroon Poetry (and many other publications) for taking Ode To A Lovely Thing (September 15th 2019) … dances like a loon around the living room.
  • Pleased and honoured to say that I’ll be reading at the Norman Nicholson Festival (Beggar’s Theatre, Market Square in Millom) on Saturday June 29th, 2019. Thank you Liz Nuttall and Charlie Lambert for the invitation. #Poetry #ThisPlaceIKnow
  • Entered a poem for the Write Out Loud competition on the theme of ‘Together’, judged by Patience Agbabi … #IAmAFool #PoetryCompetitions