On Sunday 24 November, I travelled to Shrewsbury to read at the Literature Festival, where Offa’s Press were the showcased indie press. I read alongside two of my Offa’s stablemates: Kuli Kohli and Emma Purshouse.Continue reading “Shrewsbury Literature Festival”
Over the past few weeks, I’ve been working with the Overhear Poetry app and Ben Waddington from Still Walking Festival, to develop a walking tour which combines an exploration of the city centre with a live poetry experience. Part guided tour, part poetry reading, and part writing workshop, the event was premiered over this past weekend, with a trial run on Saturday 26 October, and the real event on Sunday 27 October.Continue reading “Overhear Walking Tour”
Sunday 14th July was Black Country Day, and in the Himley Hall Grounds, the Musicom Festival celebrated the occasion with live music, comedy acts, fairground rides, creative demonstrations, and a pop-up poetry podium. Here, I was invited to read as one of the featured poets.Continue reading “Black Country Day”
On Tuesday 2nd July, I returned to my alma mater of 2007 – 2012, Windsor High School, to read from Bella and talk a little about my journey to becoming a published writer.Continue reading “Reading at Windsor High School”
On Friday 31 May, I attended a reading as a part of the ‘Independent’s Day at Hay’ event, a fringe event held in Hay-on-Wye during the running of the main festival.
The event showcased a number of writers of all genres, who have all been published independently. The readings varied from film fiction and thrillers, to non-fiction accounts of place, people and the past. My contribution was to read some poetry, from my debut collection, Bella.Continue reading “Independent’s Day at Hay”