Thursday, 16 June 2022

Published Poetry and CV (2022)


Details of my first full poetry collection, Driftwood by Starlight (The Seventh Quarry Press, 2021), can be found here

2022 NEWS: my entry for the Hedgehog Poetry Press 'Wee Collection Challenge' has won First Prize, and will be published.

Details of poems published in 2021 can be found here



June 2022

  • A review by Dilys Wood of Driftwood by Starlight has been published in Artemis (Second Light journal). 
  • My poem, 'The Border' [20-2022], has been published in the anthology, Hope for Ukraine (Tim Saunders Publications, 2022). All the proceeds from the sale of the anthology are being donated to the Sunflower of Peace Foundation, a non-profit organisation committed to helping Ukrainians affected by the horrific invasion.

May 2022

  • My poem, 'Basking Shark Blues' [10-2021], has been accepted for publication in the second IDP anthology of Voices for the Silent.
  • My poem, 'Blubber, Fin and Tails' [13-2022], has been selected by Hannah Ellis and Mab Jones for the 'Love the Words' #DylanDay 2022 international eBook - here
  • Another #DylanDay poem, 'Tide Notes' [16-2022], has been included in Lidia Chiarelli's 2022 presentation - here (and scroll down to the seventh piece).
  • I read 'Isabella Tiger Moth Greets the Woolly Bear Caterpillar' [42-2009] on the ACW TRELLIS Zoom, 14 May, on the theme of 'change'. The poem is in my collection, Driftwood by Starlight
  • My poem, 'To a Roman Mouse from Vindolanda[15-2021], published in Metverse Muse #967-69, has won me Joint First Prize with Catherine Lee in Category A of the Metverse Muse Fixed Form (Shakespearean Sonnet) Contest. 
  • Not a poem, but my Redwing photograph features on the cover of The Gloucester Fragments (Littoral Press), a new collection by Neil Leadbeater.  
  • My poem, 'The Border' [20-2022], has been accepted for publication in the Hope for Ukraine anthology,to be published by Tim Saunders.

April 2022

  • My poem, 'Leaf-cutter Bee' [20-2020], has been published in Reach Poetry #282 (Indigo Dreams Publishing) for April 2022.

March 2022

  • My poem, 'Et in terra pax' [25-2017], was recorded for UCB Radio (Ireland). 
  • 'Tide Notes' [16-2022] was published for #DylanDay 2022 on Lidia Chiarelli's site here (it is the sixth picture-poem on the page).

February 2022

  • My entry for the November 2021 Hedgehog Poetry Press 'Wee Collection Challenge' has won First Prize, and will be published. 
  • My poem, 'A Tale of Two Owls' [29-2015], has been published in #280 of Reach Poetry (Indigo Dreams Publishing).  
  • 19th February. I read 'Dunwich in Winter' [28-2020]  from Driftwood by Starlight at the ACW Trellis online poetry day.

January 2022