Publication & Prizes

My writing has been in print/performance/competitions…

  • My poems have featured in print and online journals such as: The Rialto, Poetry Review, Magma, Under the Radar, Butcher’s Dog, Coast to Coast to Coast, Strix, Finished Creatures, Lighthouse, Envoi, Molly Bloom and Tentacular.
  • First place in the Winchester Poetry Prize 2017, judged by Sarah Howe, for my poem Somewhere To Keep The Rain – after Wen Ying-Tsai, Umbrella (1971)
  • Second Prize in The National Poetry Competition 2016, for my poem The Desktop Metaphor
  • My pamphlet Gentle Voices of Machines was shortlisted in The Rialto Open Pamphlet Competition 2016, by judge Hannah Lowe
  • Ware Poets Open Competition 2016: my poem The Thereminist Hails a Bus is commended by Philip Gross and appeared in anthology
  • Videopoetry and performance in #SmartCityDampDataCitizenSpectaculecture at the at-Bristol Planetarium
  • My short story Spand Grectacular was published in the Rattle Tales 3 anthology
  • LS13: A New Generation of Leeds Writers – one of ’20 under 40’ to be featured in this anthology of new writing
  • The Trailer Tent – regular film-trailer review feature. The Leeds Debacle, 2013
  • Associate Editor and Writer at Research Media Ltd, reporter at BioVision World Life Sciences Forum. Lyon, 2011
  • Monologue ‘Units of Memory’ performed in Show of Strength Theatre Company’s ‘Trade It?’ project. Bristol, 2009.
  • Guardian Family Section link-in with Radio 4 feature, ‘What to do with a loved one’s ashes?’ here.

And published online…