I'll be going on a bit of a hiatus. Mainly because most of the poetry stuff in London tends to die down around the summer time (for a bunch of reclusive shut-ins, poets sure seem to enjoy the sun) but also because I will be working with Hoxton Hall over the Summer, helping to facilitate… Continue reading Hiatus
Well. That was fun, wasn't it? Another set done w/o paper. Slowly building up my confidence with regards to learning my set and also being able to do the inbetweeny banter bits that are sort of scripted but rehearsed enough so that they don't feel like they are. The Rhythm and Poetry (RaP Party) is… Continue reading Walthamstow Garden Party (RaP Party)
Unfortunately, due to the ill health of the host, tomorrow's gig has been cancelled. Apologies for the last minute update (though I'm reasonably sure it will impact 0 people). I'm a little annoyed at the late notice but it sounds like the host tried to push through the illness and just couldn't so I hope… Continue reading SPEAKBEATS IS CANCELLED
So, in case you missed it, I am being published in an anthology. There are going to be two launch nights, one in Hebden Bridge and one in my native Manchester. I might be attending (along with my mum) and reading at the Manchester one but it will depend what my schedule is like. The… Continue reading Watermarks Anthology Launch
This is so unreal. I got an email today saying that, while I didn't place in the competition, my poem 'Advice for the Patient' made the 'Highly Commended' longlist so will be included in the anthology! Considering that they had over 500 entries and only 10 have made it into the book, I feel very… Continue reading I am being published!
Hello! This is a post to let everybody know that I will be performing at The Purple Turtle which is at 9 Gun St, Reading RG1 2JR The gig starts at 8pm - there's an open mic section before me. If you want to pop along, that would be amazing. I will be travelling out… Continue reading SpeakBeats Update #2