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Welcome to my website, a place for me to share my poems with anyone who fancies turning up or who stumbles in accidentally needing shelter. The photo above was taken by my pal Charlie at a river spot near where I live in the Cévennes mountains.

My pamphlet, Rib, was published by Wayleave Press in 2021, and my third and fourth full collections will appear in 2022 with Vagabond Voices and Drunk Muse Press respectively.

My second full collection The Art of Egg, published by Two Ravens Press in 2015, was reprinted by Pindrop Press following Two Ravens' demise. It can be bought direct from the Pindrop Press Bookshop

My debut collection of poetry To Know Bedrock appeared with Pindrop Press in 2011 and can also be bought from the Pindrop Press Bookshop. Just click on my name in the menu option 'Our Poets' to find both books.

 

News

* I was interviewed by the lovely Robin Houghton for the Planet Poetry podcast she runs with Peter Kenny, as part of their special Christmas 2021 edition. Myself and fellow poet-and-editor Di Slaney, of Candlestick Press, spoke about our work as both writers and publishers. If you can bear my stiff earnestness - it was nerves and a crashing sense of inadequacy I HAVE A SENSE OF HUMOUR HONEST - you can listen to the interview here

* My poem Wash - about not getting a word in edgeways - has been shortlisted in The London Magazine Open Poetry Competition 2021/22

* And finally, in November 2022 I'll be leading a series of online poetry workshops, Poetry Boom by Zoom - please join me!