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Little Piece of Harm

My latest collection of poems is available from Longbarrow Press.  Little Piece of Harm is a narrative sequence that focuses on 24 hours in the life of a city that has been shut down in the aftermath of a shooting.... Continue reading


This hardback collection is still available to buy from Longbarrow Press. The book was 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

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Review of Little Piece of Harm

July 6, 2021

You can read an on-line review of my latest collection, Little Piece of Harm, on The Friday Poem website here: ‘A Man was shot not... Continue reading

Little Piece of Harm: New Blog Post on the Longbarrow Press Site

April 18, 2021

My third and final blog post on my new poetry collection Little Piece of Harm is now available on the Longbarrow Press website.  I discuss... Continue reading

A City’s Designs: Rhyme and Structure in ‘Little Piece of Harm’

April 6, 2021

My second essay on the writing of Little Piece of Harm, my new pamphlet published by Longbarrow press, is now available on the Longbarrow website.... Continue reading