Meet the authors and shape poems in ‘Shaping the World’ – book launch 22 April

Have you ever wondered how antibiotics were discovered, when the first woman went to space, why people love Shakespeare, or who invented sliced bread? Shaping the World is a brand new gift anthology collated by Liz Brownlee and published by Macmillan, containing forty incredible shape poems in the shape of world shapers! Learn about about …

“Fabulous wonderings and reflections”: North Somerset Teachers’ Book Award review of the Imaginarium

"An imaginarium is a ‘place devoted to the imagination’ - an excellent way of describing this creative and thought-provoking collection of poems. All manner of ideas and thoughts are explored here in a seemingly random collection of fabulous wonderings and reflections," says the North Somerset Teachers' Book Award of Saturdays at the Imaginarium. "There are …

“A fantastic work in every conceivable way”: Poetry Roundabout reviews the Imaginarium

"Step out of your daily grind and into Shauna’s imaginarium – where humdrum is injected with colour, feelings and emotions with clarity, and empathy is just how and where you need it to be," writes Liz Brownlee in her review of Saturdays at the Imaginarium for PoetryRoundabout.com. "You know those somethings you catch out of the …

“There are gems to be discovered”: Books for Keeps reviews Saturdays at the Imaginarium

      Huge thanks to reviewer Ferelith Hordon at the brilliant children's book magazine Books for Keeps for their lovely 'five stars' review of Saturdays at the Imaginarium! Here's a few extracts - "Welcome to Shauna Darling Robertson’s Imaginarium where she will introduce you to ideas, questions, possibilities that should not be... In other words she …

Interview with Josephine Corcoran of ‘And Other Poems’

My long-time friend and poetry collaborator Josephine Corcoran, editor of the brilliant adult poetry webzine And Other Poems recently interviewed me for her blog - you can find the interview over at josephinecorcoran.org. Thanks heaps to Josephine. Here's a bit more about her brilliant writing. Josephine Corcoran lives in Trowbridge. She has published two poetry collections, What Are …

Saturdays at the Imaginarium published 28 October 2020

I'm thrilled to introduce you to Saturdays at the Imaginarium, my first collection of poems written for children, published October 2020. The book is illustrated by Jude Wisdom and published by the lovely folks at Troika. Want one? (Oh go on...). Why not pop into your local bookshop or order a copy online now from bookshop.org. Buying …