Poetry Work

Here is a basic overview my poetry work. It doesn’t include poems! You can find some individual poems (and some comments) on these other web pages: The Act Of LookingArt In The Heart Poetry

My PhD: The Poetry Book In The Digital Age July 2018 includes a poetry collection The Birth of Romance. You can see it here (the collection is Part 2 of the thesis).

As member of Art/Write: Apothecary Poems 2018.

Poetry on Loan commissions 2011-18. Postcard Poet 2017-18.

Aperture Poems for Sidekick Books 2017.

Poems in the anthologies Watcher of the Skies (ed. Rachel Piercey and Emma Wright) Emma Press 2016, Fragments (ed. Andrew Killeen) Pow-Wow Books 2014, Wenlock Poetry (ed. Nadia Kingsley), Fair Acre Press 2014, Warwick Words (Festival Publication 2011), Born To Giggle (eds. Ian Billings & Hunt Emerson) Save The Children 2012.

Art In The Heart poems for the scheme’s poetry residency Summer 2013
and for the anthology Iris Of A Peeping Eye (co-editor with Jonathan Davidson) 2013.

Writer In Residence Barber Institute 2011
Poetry commissions for Lakeside Lyrics, Barber Institute 2010 & Sculptural Stanzas 2011.
Writer In Residence New Art Gallery Walsall 2009.
Poems commissioned for DVD-Rom 2009.

Publications:
Poetry Postcards
(2011 and 2018)
Wrap Yourself Up Poetry Pamphlet (Winter 2010)
Wake Up! (Salford Pocketbooks)
Nursery Verse Poetry Pamphlet

Editor of 5 anthologies of Young People’s Writing from Birmingham Secondary schools 2006-10, Pick n Mix anthology for West Bromwich Library Poetry Group, 2009.

Many school and public Poetry Performances, including:
National Poetry Day Events
Artists Workhouse, Studley
Wenlock Poetry Festival
Birmingham Book Festival
Stratford Poetry Festival
Ikon Gallery, Birmingham
Tamworth Festival
Poetry In The Park Worcester

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