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Long Poem Magazine Launch: Issue 10

It was a privilege to read this week at the Barbican Library last Wednesday, October 23rd, as part of the launch of Long Poem Magazine Issue 10, and I offer me sincerest gratitude to the editors, Linda Black and Lucy … Continue reading

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Wing-Words and Frameways

I am getting ready for an event tonight called ‘Celebrating Staff Success’ to collect a qualification award for myself and to collect the ‘Student-Led Teaching Award’ for best feedback on behalf of my colleague, Paul Houghton. The qualification I received … Continue reading

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Ecopoems 3: Installation

On June 19th 2012, I exhibited the first stage of the ecopoems as an installation at the Spode China Halls in Stoke-on-Trent.  The China Hall is part of the now abandoned Spodeware factory; its chalky dust-rippled space is cavernous in … Continue reading

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Portico Poetry Prize

Portico Poetry Prizes.   I am delighted to be judging the Young Portico Poetry Prize alongside my former students Richy Campbell (poet, and editor of Fade) and Krishan Coupland (prose, and editor of Neon). It is free to enter the … Continue reading

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Festivals 30th April -6th May Chipping Campden Festival :http://www.campdenlitfest.co.uk/contentok.php?id=88 Fri 4th-7th May Shrewsbury Bookfest:http://www.shrewsburybookfest.co.uk/#/whats-on/4559069123 Mon 7th-19th May Swindon Festival of Literature:http://www.swindonfestivalofliterature.co.uk/ Fri 11th -20th May Derbyshire Literary Festival http://www.derbyshire.gov.uk/leisure/arts_entertainment/literature_development/literature_festival/ Sat 19th May-27th Nailsworth Festival:http://www.nailsworthfestival.org.uk/ ——————————————————————————————————————————— Tues…

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World Book Night

I have been chosen to represent The Road, by Cormac McCarthy for World Book Night UK and I will be giving away 48 copies on Monday April 23rd in Stoke-on-Trent at an event I am planning with other writers.  Lexically vivid, … Continue reading

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