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My new collection is now available to buy from Longbarrow Press. The book is the accumulation of ten year’s of work, taking in long poems and sequences about working as a prison writer-in-residence, Pre-Reformation Wall Art and its destruction, writers and... Continue reading

The Footing

My sonnet sequence ‘Death and the Gallant’ features alongside a range of other walking-driven poems in The Footing (Longbarrow Press, 2013).  You can find out more about the anthology here, including accessing easy ways to pay for a book that... Continue reading

Jigs and Reels

Jigs and Reels came out in May 2013: a chapbook published by Shoestring Press.  The central sequence envisages the poems almost as ‘folk’ songs combined into ‘sets’: two poems spliced together to create thematic couplings on the page.  The pieces explore issues... Continue reading

Latest news

Two Reviews of Skin

February 19, 2016

You can find two responses to my latest collection of poems, Skin (Longbarrow Press, 2015) in the on-line journal Sabotage and the Winter 2015/16 print edition... Continue reading

My new poetry collection: Skin

May 30, 2015

I am very pleased to announce that my latest collection of poems – Skin – will be published by Longbarrow Press on June 5th.  The book covers... Continue reading

Mark Goodwin’s new collection Steps

March 18, 2015

Mark Goodwin’s new collection of poems Steps is now available from Longbarrow Press.  For information about the book and how to order it from the... Continue reading