Book Reviews

‘What Are You After?’ reviewed at Poetry Wales

A quick note to say that my poetry book What Are You After? has received a gorgeous review by Jonathan Edwards at Poetry Wales.  You can read the whole review here. Stowaway (Seren, 2018) by Richard Gwyn and Feral (Bloodaxe, 2018) by Kate Potts are also reviewed by Jonathan Edwards. It's fair to say that,… Continue reading ‘What Are You After?’ reviewed at Poetry Wales

Josephine Corcoran

Featured at Poetry Wales and Proletarian Poetry

Peter Raynard at Proletarian Poetry has written about my poem Working Class Poem, first published in Under the Radar magazine.  I wrote the poem when I was thinking about my own background and about the ways that working class people are represented in the mainstream media and in popular culture in the UK.  Mostly, I feel… Continue reading Featured at Poetry Wales and Proletarian Poetry

Poetry

Five new poems

I'm very happy to have some new poems out in print this year (after a lean 2015!). Earlier this year I had a poem in New Walk magazine. Most recently I have three poems in Under the Radar and two poems in Poetry Wales. It's the second time I've been in Under the Radar and… Continue reading Five new poems

Poetry

One year since my pamphlet was published

It's one year since my poetry pamphlet, The Misplaced House, was published by tall-lighthouse.  Thank you to everyone who's bought my book.  According to Gareth Lewis, editor and publisher at tall-lighthouse, The Misplaced House ranks in the top five bestsellers of all poetry titles ever published by the press.  While this news hasn't sent me… Continue reading One year since my pamphlet was published

Poetry, Poetry Competition, Reading and Writing Poetry, Weekly Update

A quick update and a mention for Poetry Wales

I've been ill with the first cold I've had in about two years, maybe longer.  It was a stinker: constant sneezing, dripping nose, watering eyes.  I was measuring out my life with soggy tissues.  I've only just stopped feeling wretched.  Somewhere in the foggy depths of my fuzziheadedness, I seem to recall receiving a very nice… Continue reading A quick update and a mention for Poetry Wales