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 … More Interview with Josephine Corcoran of ‘And Other Poems’

Poetry Zone review of Saturdays at the Imaginarium

It’s a really lovely feeling when a reader or reviewer spots something in your writing, something you realise you felt in your heart all along but didn’t consciously know was there until they pointed it out! Big thanks, then, to Roger Stevens and the folks at Poetry Zone for their recent review of Saturdays at … More Poetry Zone review of Saturdays at the Imaginarium

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. You can read all about it here on the ‘books’ page of my website. Or check it out on Troika’s website … More Saturdays at the Imaginarium published 28 October 2020

‘The Poetry Guerrilla’ on National Poetry Day website

The National Poetry Day website has shared a selection of poems and poetry books for everyone to read and enjoy, featuring “some of the best contemporary poetry available in the UK”. National Poetry Day 2020 will take place on 1st October and this year’s theme is Vision: See It Like a Poet. I’m thrilled to have a poem … More ‘The Poetry Guerrilla’ on National Poetry Day website

My favourite children’s poetry books on PoetryRoudabout.com

It’s like the radio show Desert Island Discs but instead of discs, think poetry, and instead of radio, think online. Liz Brownlee’s PoetryRoundabout webzine features a series of children’s poets asked to give a selection of their favourite children’s poetry books. I’m 12th in the series. Every poet is allowed 5-8 choices, one of which can be … More My favourite children’s poetry books on PoetryRoudabout.com

Interview on Roger Stevens’ The Poetry Zone

Since 1998, The Poetry Zone webzine – created by renowned children’s poet Roger Stevens – has published around 30,000 poems by children and teenagers, poets and other adults, and is widely used by teachers as a fun way of teaching poetry in schools. In ‘Poets Talk’ the site features interviews with “some of our (and hopefully your) favourite poets”. … More Interview on Roger Stevens’ The Poetry Zone