Helmsley Arts Centre

  • Forthcoming Performances and Readings

    After a hectic literature festival season, I’m excited to have a flurry of performances and readings coming up.  My last was at Headingley Library on 8th October as part of the Headingley Festival of Ideas – a lovely event that gave a good taster of each poet’s work.  It was wonderful to be performing with…

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  • Pamphlet To Be Published

    So, I’m back and just about to head off on a writing residential with young writers and Michelle Scally Clarke at Lineham Farm for the Ilkley Literature Festival. During my recovery, I have enjoyed indulging in reading magical realism and speculative fiction and have recently begun approaching agents again with regards to my novel Skybound.   I’m now…

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  • ‘Passionate Words On The Wing’

    ‘Moving honest films’.  ‘Loved the variety and the uniqueness of each voice and the imagery in films, ‘Nice to have lots of different atmospheres created in a night.’  ‘The energy, passion and enthusiasm of the poets was so exciting.’ These were just some of the comments collected at the ‘Words in Motion’ events in Bristol…

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