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 September/October is ‘The Power’ by Naomi Alderman. You can hear our review of last month’s book & our new recommendations 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.

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Forthcoming Readings

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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 (details to follow)
  • Celebration, Friends of The Royal Marsden (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