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Poems in magazines & anthologies

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Ink, Sweat & Tears (June 9th 2024) : ‘I’m looking through a lattice of magnolia’

Poetry & All That Jazz (June 2024): ‘when satellites align’

The Frogmore Papers 104 (Sept 2024): ‘On a day the moon blocked out the sun’

Poems in print publications

Poems in online publications

Audio recordings:

Iambapoet Wave 5, Spring 2021: ‘Haunted Tours of London #72’, ‘Missed’, ‘New Cross Evensong’

Published poems (print):

South 68 (November 2023): ‘For Erin, at the ballet’, ‘Landscape with bends in the river’

Bird in a Wilderness, Hastings Stanza Anthology (October 2023): ‘Speech’, ‘play time’

Finished Creatures, Spring 2023: ‘Trapezius, relax’

14 Magazine (November 2022), ‘The end of it’

The Frogmore Papers, 100th issue (Autumn 2022), ‘Work experience’

Prole 33 (Summer 2022), ‘Speech’

The Alchemy Spoon 6, (Summer 2022) ‘Vigils’

Lighthouse 22 (Summer 2021), ‘Let’s pretend to go shopping’

Butcher’s Dog 15 (June 2021), ‘red herrings’

Prole 31 (Dec 2020), ‘Hollywood on cancer’, ‘Tours of Haunted London #72: Nilsson’s Flat’

The Frogmore Papers (Sept 2020), ‘Unconditional’

The North 64 (Summer 2020), ‘Thank you for leaving a note’

Stand 226:18.1 (Summer 2020), ‘On my watch’

Poetry & All That Jazz (Chichester Poetry, June 2020) anthology, Smith, Secombe & Batho (eds). ‘In case of missile passing overhead’

Poetry South East 2020 (Frogmore Press June 2020), anthology edited by Jeremy Page, ‘And there was that time’

The Moth (Winter 2019), ‘Severance’

Live Canon 2019 Poetry Prize Anthology (October 2019), ‘New Cross Evensong’

Ver Prize Anthology (July 2019), ‘Next best Thing’

Magma 74 (July 2019) ‘Hospitality Management (Diploma) Enrol now £2,400’

Finished Creatures, 1st issue (April 2019) ‘Breath’

Obsessed with Pipework 86, (May 2019) ‘Statistics’, ‘The Metallurgy of Eddie van Halen’, ‘Seeing the small picture’

TRUTHS (Telltale Press, February 2018) ‘I ask what colour is the sea’, ‘The Birds’

The North 60 (August 2018) ‘Runner’, ‘Under Hammersmith Bridge, 2016’

The Interpreter’s House 68 (June 2018) ‘The Beauty Forecast’

The Frogmore Papers 91 (March 2018) ‘And there was that time’

The Cannon’s Mouth (March 2018) ‘Hat for Earrings’

Coast to Coast to Coast 2 (December 2017) ‘Faux’

Prole 23 (September 2017) ‘Before the Splicing’

The Rialto 89 (September 2017) ‘1 Poultry’, ‘The summer we went to funerals’

Brittle Star 40 (June 2017) ‘Office’

Envoi 176 (June 2017) ‘First Salsa in Cusco’

Magma 68 (July 2017) ‘Outtakes’

The Bees’ Breakfast (anthology, Beautiful Dragons Collaborations, Summer 2017) ‘Far from Noise and Smoke of Town’

Obsessed with Pipework 79 (August 2017) ‘Orientation’, ‘Dream \ Job’ & ‘Reorganisation’

Best New British & Irish Poets 2017  (Eyewear Publishing, March 2017) ‘She discovered the Internet’. Selected by Luke Kennard.

Under the Radar 18 (Autumn 2016) ‘Thoughts my own’

The Interpreter’s House 62 (June 2016)  ‘Long haul’

Brittle Star 38  (Summer 2016) ‘Not Found’

Bare Fiction 7 (April 16) ‘Alchemnesia’, ‘Four Star’, ‘#WakeUpPhilae’

Live Canon, Project 154 – Anthology to celebrate Shakespeare’s 400th anniversary (April 2016) – ‘A Suggestion from the Rival Poet’

Prole 19 (April 2016) ‘Two Honeymoons’

Poetry News (April 2016) ‘The houses are coming’ (Selected by Richard Price from poems on the theme of ‘Territory’)

Obsessed with Pipework 74 (Feb 2016) ‘She discovered the Internet’ and ‘Sometimes you bring me your poesy’

The Chronicles of Eve (anthology, Paper Swans Press) ‘Calamity’

Envoi 171 (Autumn 2015) ‘Eltham’

Elemental (Anthology, Beautiful Dragons Collaborations, Autumn 2015) ‘Sleeping Partner’

Canterbury Festival Poet of the Year Anthology (October 2015) ‘Taken’

Brittle Star 36 (May 2015) ‘To turn a perfect cartwheel’

Prole 16 (April 2015)  ‘I ask Don Paterson to read at my funeral’

The Needlewriters Anthology (March 2015) ‘Interval’

BlueGate Poets Anthology (December 2014) ‘Hydrangea’, ‘Blue Willow’

The Rialto 81 (October 2014) ‘The long-haired girls’

South 50 (October 2014) ‘Hydrangea’, ‘Lunch in Brighton?’

Heavenly Bodies (Anthology, Beautiful Dragons Collaborations, April 2014)  ‘Small Horse’

The Interpreter’s House 55 (March 2014) ‘East from Seahouses’

Envoi 166 (January 2014) ‘Closure’, ‘Fermata’, ‘Interval’, ‘Caretaker’, ‘Map Reading’

Brighton Stanza Poets Anthology (Bramley Press, Nov 2013)  ‘Poem starting with a line by Emily Dickinson’, ‘Sports photography in the 1970s’

The Rialto 78 (October 2013)  ‘The Great Vowel Shift’

The Frogmore Papers (Aug 2013)  ‘On Wiley’s Bridge’

The New Writer (July 2013)  ‘Midnight Pickup’

Obsessed with Pipework 62 (April 2013): ‘Calamity’

Poetry News (Winter 2012): ‘Ellipsis’

The North 49 (December 2012): ‘Geography Lesson’

Iota 91 (October 2012): ‘The Return’, ‘Container’, ‘Commute’

The Rialto 75 (July 2012): ‘The Last’

Poems from the Old Hill (anthology, Frogmore Press October 2012): ‘Invasion’, ‘River Ouse, Rodmell, 1941’

Mslexia 53 (March 2012): ‘At the plastic bag museum’

The Interpreter’s House 49 (Feb 2012): ‘Invasion’

Obsessed with Pipework 56 (Autumn 2011): ‘The Last Word’, ‘My life as an alien’

South 44 (October 2011): ‘All out at Peak Frean’s’

Agenda 46/2 (Autumn 2011): ‘River Ouse, Rodmell, 1941’

Iota 89 (Spring 2011): ‘Prussia Cove’, ‘I was once the Pope’

The Rialto 70 (Autumn 2010): ‘Second Sight’

Published poems (online):

Black Nore Review, 17 July 2023: ‘career as stink pipe’, ‘career as caryatid’

Atrium, June 2023: ‘For Sagra, in Port Gentil on Midsummer’s Day’, Jan 21st 2023: ‘And we were shot down with rain’

The Lake (August 2022), ‘Wife of the Above’, ‘The Day I Walked on the Moon I Set Myself Up with Oats’

Visual Verse (July 2022) ‘Thick-skinned’

London Grip (Spring 2022), ‘Threat’

Mary Evans Picture Library Poems & Pictures blog, ‘Beautiful head’

Iambapoet, Wave 5 (March 2021) – recordings of 3 poems

Chichester Poetry featured poet (March 2021), ‘The summer we went to funerals’, ‘Ladies’ Hour’, ‘Before the Splicing’

London Grip (Autumn 2020), ‘Hazel is fascinated by space’

Morphrog 19 (Summer 2019) ‘Negotiations’, ‘Keynote Address to the International Transport & Traffic Innovation Conference 2019’, ‘For the school dance I wore a circular skirt’

Mary Evans Picture Library (March 2017), ‘London Bridge to Waterloo East’

Poetry Society website (October 2016), ‘Performance

Poetry Society website (April 2016), ‘The houses are coming

Ink, Sweat & Tears (Feb 2016) ‘Tying the Bowline’

Abegail Morley’s The Poetry Shed (December 2015) ‘Father Reindeer’

Ink, Sweat & Tears (Spring 2015) ‘Small Horse’

The Needlewriters Companion (anthology, March 2015) ‘Interval’

Plough Prize website (March 2015) ‘Gifted’

Poetry Society website (October 2014) ‘Searching for the Police Tower, Orford Ness’

Rebecca Gethin’s blog, (May 2014) ‘Small Horse

PoetsOnline (April 2014) ‘Poem beginning with a line by Emily Dickinson’

Morphrog (Issue 8, Jan 14) ‘The Old Days’, ‘Still Life’

Antiphon (Issue 9, Dec 13) ‘Willow Pattern’

BlueGate Anthology (September 2013) ‘At the plastic bag museum’, ‘I was once the Pope’

Abegail Morley’s The Poetry Shed (April 2013)  ‘Geography Lesson’

Ink, Sweat & Tears (March 2013) ‘Left’

Poetry Society website: ‘Handmade in Guangzhou’

Poetry News (Winter 2012): ‘Ellipsis’

And Other Poems:  (Dec 2012) ‘Container’

Agenda Online Edition Retrospectives (April 2012): ‘When my sister is old’

Ink, Sweat & Tears (Jan 2012) ‘Night Visitors’




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