Morecambe Poetry Festival 2023

I'm so excited to be part of the Welsh Showcase with Des Mannay Rufus Mufasa Dominic Williams and Jeremy Dixon at Morecambe this year and to be sharing the bill with some real heavyweights in poetry - Jackie Kay, Roger McGough, Carol Ann Duffy and Attila the Stockbrocker as well as some major up-and-coming talent. 

What an honour! Much thanks to Des Mannay and the Arts Council England. Get your tickets for the festival which takes place at the Winter Gardens, 22 - 23 - 24 of September See you there! #morecambepoetryfestival #welshpoets


News in Publishing

Summer 2023 Issue Poetry Wales

I'm over the moon to have finally made the pages of Poetry Wales and so honoured to be published alongside some of Wales' most talented poets! #poetrywales #poetrylovers #WelshIdentity

The Wasted Place

Here is a little glimpse of my concrete poem, The Wasted Place which explores the impact of socio-economic deprivation in the post-industrial valleys, capturing the underlying resilience and strength of the community.#workingclasspoet  #WelshIdentity 


Please get your copy here: Also on sale in Waterstones, Cardiff. More concrete poems to come in my forthcoming debut novel, due to be published next year. Watch this space...
#welshwomenpoets #dialectpoets #concretepoetry

Upcoming Events

Events & Projects 2023
April 14th 2023

Join me as the host of 'Scandal Revisited: Reframing The Profumo Affair via Art & Artefact.' 

Click here for more details. 

October 15th 2023

Join me at UWTSD as a key note speaker at a symposium on the link between art and critical social epistemology. 

More info to come. 


Looking forward to seeing my work in the next anthology from Culture Matters, Yer Ower Voice! a selection of some of the best dialect poetry from Wales. Watch this space...

March 2023

Visions by These Thrilling Lies

Thrilled to be asked to read my poetry at The Fine Art Fundraiser at The Elysium on 30th April 2023. 

Nation Cymru covers National Theatre Wales: Cost of Living

Honoured to be invited to NWT Cost of Living Event on 23rd March. See my review here

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International Women's Day 2023

Honoured to be selected alongside Wales' finest and brightest women in literature and academia. 

This International Women’s Day, the Cultural Institute celebrates the inspiring works of Students, Alumni and Staff nominated across the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences.