My first full length poetry collection will be available from Flapjack Press on the 20th: http://www.flapjackpress.co.uk/page12.htm and we have a wonderful launch on the 22nd: https://www.facebook.com/events/162191573954947/ I've included an audio file preview with this post but you can find more here: https://soundcloud.com/amdppoet. The book is beautifully illustrated by the person who has il...
Wednesday 12th June 2013 12:56 pm
I haven't posted here for some time I mostly use my blog these days which I will link to I wanted to include a link to an event on Monday, Innverse and workshop: https://www.facebook.com/events/237192663068681/ Innverse is a friendly read around that happens the last monday of every month (we will be taking august off however) I wrote up some of my workshop pieces on my blog to give people an ...
Thursday 26th July 2012 4:27 pm
Dusk in Northumberland
I cannot throw away this faulty photograph
wonder if mother peeled off that oval sticker,
the one I remember:
Boots pronouncement of defects
on red eyes, on the ghosts of double exposures,
Now half forgotten
Framed by the stone walls scaling hills
I didn’t know that my great grandfather built or
the skill that made them stan...
Wednesday 26th January 2011 6:18 pm
Hello Stirred relaunches at the lovely Sandbar on this Monday 1st November!
A night celebrating the work of current and forgotten female writers, open mic (men allowed if they read a female poet's poem too) female and male guest slots, unfabulous priz...
Friday 29th October 2010 6:43 pm
at nexus cafe the second poetry picnic from 2-5pm
Friday 17th September 2010 4:43 pm
I volunteer in an Oxfam shop in Withington and this Sunday we are having a wonderful free event in the shop, details below:
Thursday 1st July 2010 4:09 pm
Monday 24th Agust 19.00 - 20.30
Taurus Lounge Manchester
Presented by Katy Stewart
A collection of poets from established to up and coming; from all walks of life, backgrounds, sexualities and viewpoints - all reading their work with an intimate audience, answering questions and enjoying healthy banter. Come and have a drink and a giggle whilst appreciating the hard work that goes...
Monday 17th August 2009 8:08 pm
In my previous blog entry I mentioned that I am setting up a new magazine publishing and facilitating collaborations between (initially) Poets and Visual Artists. I am writing this post to clarify our submission guidlines:
If you are a Poet please send us: a biography (of less than 200 words) and a sample of work (usually around 3-6 poems).
It would also be useful if you could indicate what sor...
Monday 17th August 2009 5:44 pm
I am in the process of setting up a new magazine with John G Hall (previously Editor of Citizen 32) and Photographer Aki Hashimoto.
We are a new type of poetry magazine, we are to be composed of interdisciplinary collaborations between (initially) Poets and Visual Artists. We are proposing to be not only a space for the publication of poetry/art collaborations, but to be a faciliator (f...
Tuesday 11th August 2009 4:59 pm