A few new pieces of writing

As this strange year draws to an end (although, the end still feels like a long way off to me), I’m pleased to tell you that I have a few pieces of new writing in circulation. I’ve been writing poems for about ten years now, after a period of not writing at all while myContinue reading “A few new pieces of writing”

Once Upon a Lockdown Rose: collage work and hybrid writing

I wrote a hybrid piece called ‘Once Upon a Lockdown’ – part poem/prose/diary –  and submitted it to The Great Margin with thanks to a small commission from Paper Nations – which I’ve mentioned before.  ‘Once Upon a Lockdown’ starts in March, when Boris Johnson announced there was going to be a lockdown, and rosesContinue reading “Once Upon a Lockdown Rose: collage work and hybrid writing”

I have forgotten your fingertips

This is the first creative piece I’ve made for my Time to Write commission from Paper Nations which I wrote about in a previous post.  Paper Nations have asked for creative responses to ‘isolation’. I’ve used text from The Guardian newspaper and found natural materials from my garden.   I hope the text of theContinue reading “I have forgotten your fingertips”

Paper Nations: Time to Write

Paper Nations is an arts organisation which commissions writers throughout the South West of England to create new work. Earlier this year, they ran a scheme called ‘Time to Write’ and invited writers who face particular barriers (time, money, location, opportunity) to apply for up to £1,000 to enable them to develop a writing project.Continue reading “Paper Nations: Time to Write”