A few words from me on teaching through a pandemic

It wasn’t the nightmare we thought it would be, but it wasn’t great either! 

BBC Radio 3 The Verb – Adversaries! And a new poem…

I enjoyed talking ‘Adversaries’ in literature with Marlon James, Jo Moshenka and Jane Casey, and lovely host, Ian MacMillan on The Verb this week. There’s a new sonnet on this theme, towards the end

 

Ahead of Stanza Poetry Festival, an interview with Beth McDonough from DURA

The Costa Book Awards Ceremony highlights…

‘Frank, funny, vulnerable’…The Kids reviewed in the Sunday Times

A little online reading…

The Kids is back in stock

Pleased to say The Kids is back in stock in shops, through the Poetry Book Society and online at Bloodaxe books

 

 

The Kids wins the Costa Book of the Year

I still can’t believe my little book of sonnets has won the Costa Book of the Year. Here’s to all the kids!

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The Kids featured on The Jam Podcast

The Kids makes The Ilford Recorder! (and the Barking and Dagenham Post)


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