This beautifully presented anthology collects poems from around the world and together they form a poetic response to the joint crises of climate change and biodiversity loss. The anthology is the brainchild of Ingrid Wilson, a poet and writer whose passion for natural conservation is evident in her work. I was lucky enough to have … Continue reading Out now: Anthropocene Hymnal
New poem “Fed from the breast” @ Paper Dragon
Oh my, I have been busy! I have another poem published. "Fed from the breast" was accepted by Paper Dragon, the online literary journal of the MFA program at Drexel University. You can read the poem online and please do let me know what you think!
The problem – poem published @ Rogue Agent
Photo by Sasha Sashina on Unsplash In April of last year, I wrote a series of found poems as part of a project for NaPoWriMo. One of my favourite poems from this series has now found a home with Rogue Agent. The poem is based on an essay by poet and science writer Kate Horowitz … Continue reading The problem – poem published @ Rogue Agent
The Emma Press Anthology of Illness book launch!
You may have heard that I had a poem accepted by Emma Press for their latest anthology. I am thrilled to bits and will be attending the book launch, which takes place on Zoom on Oct 2, 2020 at 07:00 PM (London time!) If you would like to join in, you can use this link … Continue reading The Emma Press Anthology of Illness book launch!
New Poem @ Blanket Sea
Visit Blanket Sea to read or listen to my new poem "Please Pay at the Reception Desk on Your Way Out", a poem that describes the experience of trying to get medical support for ME/CFS.
New poem in Rogue Agent journal
The Trip Up is a poem about feeling different because of a chronic illness. When people find out, or when you tell them, reactions are mostly uncomfortable. In one moment you become "an other" and people become unsure around you. You can read the poem here in the latest issue of Rogue Agent.