Issue 4 of
Finished Creatures features poems from Sharon Black, Penelope Shuttle, Tamar Yoseloff, and dozens more. I’m very pleased that my poem ‘Marvin Goes on Social Media’ shares space with so many marvellous poets. Big thanks to Jan Heritage, and the guest editors from Corrupted Poetry, Nic Stringer, Michelle Penn, and Fiona Larkin.
Issue 43 of The Moth is out. There are interviews with
Maaza Mengiste and Ella Frears, work by Topaz Winters and many others, and it includes my poem ‘Unemployment Benefit’. Here’s the cover:
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There’s gorgeous work in the new
@bluehouselit. Water everywhere, including one of my lockdown dream poems, ‘ #72: Marks‘.
Many thanks to editor Meredith Grace Thompson
I have two poems in the latest issue of
Poetry Birmingham. It’s a fantastic new journal. Go take a look, and subscribe here.
My huge congratulations to Lydia Harris for winning the Paper Swans Poetry Pamphlet Prize, judged by Carrie Etter. I’m very pleased to have made the longlist, and to pick up
the runners-up prize.
It’s a great delight to have
four poems in the new issue of Molly Bloom. There are many lovely things here by Joanna Nissel, Claire Crowther, Tess Jolly, and so many others.
Gutter #22 has arrived, and it contains my poem ‘Longer Than Ronaldo’. There’s always a great deal of fine work to be found in Gutter, and you can pick it up at
It’s exciting to see Colin Herd’s Adjacent Pineapple back on the scene, and I’m very happy to have a poem in it which you can read
AP6 is where wombs are removed with vinegar, elephants gyrate, the law is deciduous and we can be crushed into bliss. You can find the whole of Issue 6 here, along with super work by Vik Shirley, Maria Sledmere, Elle Heedles, and so many more.
I have two poems in the latest
Tentacular. They are from a new book in the ‘books of…’ series: .
This issue has been edited by guest Gboyega Odubanjo, and Jonathan Catherall, with work by Belinda Zhawi, Colin Herd, Lydia Unsworth, Isabelle Baafi, and many more. You can read it all
I have ten prose poems at
The Fortnightly Review today. Five are from the ‘Men’ series, and five more are from a new sequence.
My great thanks to
Denis Boyles, and to Simon Collings.