Cinnamon Press

  • On the publication of my first poetry collection and why I’m too stubborn to pick one form or genre and stick to it

    A word is dead When it is said, Some say. I say it just begins to live that day. – Emily Dickinson     Come November 2016 my poems will live, not just in small gatherings at spoken word gigs or in anthologies, magazines and websites but en masse within a real paper and print…

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  • Being Mentored & A New Creative Writing Course at The Tetley

    News July saw me performing poetry in front of the camera.  I was filmed in domestic scenes, at Flamborough Head with the lighthouse looming over me and during a performance at Belgrave.  Having seen the works in progress of these videos, I can say that the camera crew led by Pru Fowler and editor Ben…

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  • Blog Tour

    Although a lot of exciting things have been happening over the last month, I’ll save those for another time.  This is a blog on request.  Poet Steve Ely, a fellow graduate of the Yorkshire Art Circus Writer Development Programme, asked me to be part of a relay of writers contributing to a blog tour in…

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