I, Ursula begins with Averse Muse (p.7). A confident poem with a knowing humour, it warns men of the dangers of falling in love with female poets and the reader of what is to come. Here the word ‘suckles’ becomes a weapon, the poet’s honey persona sweet and dangerous as a gingerbread house.December 4, 2020
I write on National Poetry Day with a link to the online exhibition for the Beyond Measure Project. My…October 1, 2020
Opportunity for young writers to participate in online writing session/s with me and the Ilkley Literature Festival next week
Workshop 1) Let’s rip up the rulebook and start again by creating fantastical and realistic future settings for our future selves and by using creativity to discover how we can all be forces for change.
Workshop 2) Make artworks come to life and write pieces that move the reader.August 19, 2020
These two pea plants start off in separate pots but entangle as they grow whilst retaining their roots. The protagonists in my novel do the same thing.July 15, 2020