Writing & Poetry


Here is a selection of my most recently published work.

I’m currently working on two books, a poetry collection and a work of creative non-fiction. If you would like to commission or hire me, please get in touch.

Articles

the southwester

the southwester is a beautiful newspaper for the imagination. In issue two, I wrote a piece called (Be)Longing: On returing home.

Isabella and Us

I wrote a piece for Isabella and Us entitled ‘In pursuit of the ordinary: Finding extraordinary joy when writing poetry about the everyday ’. 

Strike Magazine 

I recently interviewed the award-winning author and journalist Huma Qureshi for Stranger Collective’s Strike Magazine. 

Popshot Magazine 

In 2020, I wrote a piece for Popshot Magazine about How poetry has helped parents through lockdown‘.

Lionheart Issue 13

My article Finding magic in the unfamiliar featured in issue 13 of Lionheart Magazine.  

Lionheart Issue 14

Hope amid the Storms, I had the absolute JOY of speaking recently to the simply wonderful @kerrinidochartaigh for the latest edition of @lionheartmag

Poems

New Beginnings Competition

My poem Chasing Rainbows was shortlisted in the New Beginnings Poetry Competition and was published in the anthology by Renard Press.

Dear 2020 and Dear 2021 zines

The hugest thank you to @writesparks @dear2020project for including my poems in her wonderful projects the Dear 2020 and Dear 2021 Zines.

Blood Moon Journal

My poem HerHawthorn was included in issue two of the Blood Moon Journal, [in]bloom

Gingernut Magazine 

Gingernut Magazine is a beautiful new publication full to the brim with gorgeous illustrations, interviews, stories, poetry and much more. It is an absolute joy and privilege to see one of my poems published in Issue Two

The Mum Poet Press

One of my poems was picked to feature in this beautiful poetry zine edited by the award-winning poet Hollie McNish and published by The Mum Poem Press. Entitled Why Mums are Amazing it’s a collection of fourteen poems each accompanied by a delightful and unique illustration. 

Lionheart Magazine

A selection of my poems appeared in issues 11 and 12

Essays

Motherscope

My essay entitled Fledgling appeared in the wonderful Motherscope in June 2022. Kisses in the Sky appeared on their online journal in September 2022.

Rainbow Washing Lines, an essay about living in the pandemic, appeared online in the Many Reasons to be Cheerful Annual and on their website.

Stained Glass Window Biscuits an essay for the Many Reasons to be Cheerful. 

Snapdragons in Gutters, an essay about grief and loss appeared in the second Reasons to be Cheerful annual.

Short stories

My short story Blue Screen Error was featured by The Lit Platform for Issue 4 of their quarterly publication, The Lit.

A Thousand Word Photos featured my story Deployed in response to Louis Leeson’s stunning photograph for their project for InterAct Stroke Support.

Interview

I was interviewed by Jenny Rowe for the 12th issue of Lionheart Magazine about writing poetry.

Spoken Word & Readings

I have performed at Telltales in Falmouth, for the Mum Poem Press, at Tunes in the Park festival and was recently commissioned for Sprout Spoken’s You Are Here performance.