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 August is Good Me, Bad Me by Ali Land. You can hear why we chose it HERE (from 1 hour 11 mins in)






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.

Amazon - Free Download





Forthcoming Readings

  • Write Angle, Petersfield: 15th August 2017

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

Forthcoming Judging, Editorials & Reviews

  • SWWJ (details to follow)
  • Celebration (details to follow)

Recent Judging, Editorials & Reviews

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