In the News

I was delighted to be the poet chosen to record the poem for Reading for National Poetry Day 2016 and this is the result:

BBC Radio

I love being part of Radio Reads with Bill Buckley on BBC Radio Berkshire!



Our book for February is ‘Daughter of Smoke & Bone’ by Liani Taylor. You can hear our review of last month’s book & our new recommendations HERE from 1 hour 7 mins in.


My co-Radio Reads chum, David Barker, has listed all our recent books on his blog here.





Koestler Awards

It was wonderful being part of the judging team for this year’s awards but it was especially fab being part of this:


Tales from our townI am honoured to have work in Reading Writers’ latest anthology. This is available from Amazon, with profits going to the charity ABC to Read.

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Forthcoming Readings

  • The Troubadour, London: 19th February 2018

Recent Readings

  • Poetry in Aldeburgh: 5th November 2016
  • Reading Literature Festival: 13th November 2016
  • Loose Muse, Winchester: 14th November 2016
  • Words and Ears: 24th November 2016
  • Loose Muse, London: 11th January 2017
  • Albion Beatnik, Oxford: 30th March 2017
  • Coffee House Poetry at The Troubadour, London: 15th May 2017
  • Write Angle, Petersfield: 15th August 2017

Forthcoming Judging, Editorials & Reviews

  • SWWJ – more details here
  • Celebration, Friends of The Royal Marsden

Recent Judging, Editorials & Reviews

  • Slough Writers
  • Koestler Awards 2017 Anthology Category
  • The High Window
  • South 52
  • The Fat Damsel
  • Koestler Awards 2016 Short Story & Flash Fiction
  • Paragram Poetry Prize
  • Berkshire Music & Arts