Archives: July 2019

Sheffield Climate Writers

I’m delighted to be launching Sheffield Climate Writers, alongside fellow poet Suzannah Evans. Come along to the launch event Tuesday  9th July 6-8pm, Union St Cafe, Sheffield S1 2JP for readings, writing and the first steps in building a community of creative response in the face of climate catastrophe. @climatewriters

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Giant Steps: 50 Poets reflect on the Apollo 11 moon landing & beyond

Earlier this year I received an invitation to write two poems responding to the 50th anniversary of the moon landings. It was a lovely opportunity to explore the theme of Space. I choose to write two sonnets: the first a fairly conventional 14-liner ‘Neil and Buzz Two-step at Tranquility’, and the second an ‘exploded’ sonnet, complete with textual

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Poems About Running

Despite being a reluctant – and very slow – runner, it is nevertheless an activity that I’ve come to enjoy in the last year or so, and I’m delighted to have a poem ‘RUN’ in an upcoming anthology The Result is What You See Today which will be published by Smith/Doorstop later this year.

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