Writer, Researcher & Admissions Administrator.
Creative Writing PhD Researcher at The University of Huddersfield. My research and writing includes focus on confessional poetry and the theory of Hauntology.
I'm a Social media content creator for the English Literature & Creative Writing department at The University of Huddersfield. I also help organise research seminars and assist my PhD supervisor teaching undergraduate seminars.
I work part-time as the Admissions Administrator for Northern School of Contemporary Dance. I am also available for freelance work editing poetry manuscripts.
A poet, mainly. My debut pamphlet is published with Maytree Press; copies are available to purchase from maytreepress.co.uk. I live in Leeds with my partner Joe, our daughter Eliza & our cat Theo.
Algebra of Owls
Black Bough Poetry
Ghost City Press
Ink, Sweat & Tears
The Hellebore Press
Butcher's Dog - Issue 12
Eye Flash Poetry - Issue 4
Eye Flash Poetry - Heart Pocket Pamphlet.
Gloucestershire Poetry Society - Magic Anthology.
Independent Life Magazine
Indigo Dreams Publishing - For The Silent Anthology.
Now Then Magazine
Peeking Cat Poetry - Issue 38
Porridge Magazine (Upcoming)
Seashores Haiku Journal
Stand Magazine Issue 17(3) - Review.
Wild West Press
Yaffle Press - Whirlagust Anthology
Rhythm & Bones Press- YANYR Anthology.
Longlisted - Yaffle Poetry Prize
Commended - Geoff Stevens Prize
Shortlisted - Streetcake Magazine Experimental Writing Prize
Winner - Gloucestershire Poetry Society, Annual Open Poetry Prize 2019
Keepsake - Maytree Press, September 2019 (Pamphlet)
Features & Collaborations
Fleeting Constellations - Short student film which featured my poem 'Constellations'.
In The Family Way - a creative installation at The Lawrence Batley Theatre which featured two poems I wrote specifically for the project. The project was designed to honour the theatre's history as a refuge for unwed, pregnant women.
The Poetry Question - Poetry Question Top Five & Power of Poetry essay.