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
I only went and did my poem lying on the floor, didn't I! It surprised everyone and had people getting up out of their seat to get a better look at me. The poem itself went down really well and had people laughing and feeling engaged. The night itself was extraordinary with every poet bringing… Continue reading BYP SHOWCASE THOUGHTS
ARGGGGH! It's tonight! I'm going on stage without paper and I'm going to try something experimental. ARRRRRRRRGH! I'll be wearing lipstick and a cat jumper and being all together too comfortable in my skin which I am not used to but BYP has made me feel like I can be myself and be accepted for who I… Continue reading BYP Showcase
Okay, so it seems that several poets were booked for the night in anticipation of one of us not being able to make it but since we all can, I've been bumped back to JUNE 18th
I got to share a stage with some of my favourite people/poets and chat about Billy Wagger Dagger! I can't take the credit for that nickname, I stole it from someone who performed at Hammer & Tongue a while ago. And then I got to do a poem about my relationship with the Bard and… Continue reading Barbican Shakespeare Weekender