Poetry

My exciting residency at Oxfordshire County Council’s Historic Landscape Classification Project https://www.oxfordshire.gov.uk/cms/content/oxfordshire-historic-landscape-characterisation-project finished at the end of July with a flourish – a day of exhibitions and readings at the Oxfordshire Museum, Woodstock. I read from a pamphlet of 18 poems written in response to the mapping and landscape exercise. The pamphlet is called In Polygonia and is published by Oxfordfolio.

‘Eidolon’, won the inaugural Edward Thomas Fellowship Memorial Prize 2017.

‘The Other Woman’ was shortlised for the Winchester Poetry Festival price, 2016 and is included in the winner’s anthology Salt on the Coals.

‘Lumb Bank’ was Highly commended for the Walter Swann poetry prize and Ilkley Literature Festival, 2016.

I have poems published in the Irish Literary Review, Snakeskin, The Lamp and Cardiff Review.

A review of Too Brave to Dream ‘new’ poems by R S Thomas in response to modern art came out in The Planet.

 

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