I was one of eight writers commission by the Centre For New Writing at Leicester University to create new work inspired by the post-industrial lives of buildings in Glossop and Leicester. I explored the history and current uses of the Howard Town Mills in Glossop. My five flash fictions are available to read online.
I am over the moon to have my first ever published poem, Limestone, included in the third issue of Butcher’s Dog. It’s a beautiful journal, well worth a fiver!
The WoMentoring Project exists to offer free mentoring by professional literary women to up and coming female writers who would otherwise find it difficult to access similar opportunities. Continue reading
My trip coincided with the paperback publication of Ten Things I’ve Learnt About Love. To mark and celebrate that, I thought I’d repost a series of pieces I wrote as part of Word Garden, my Secret Garden Project residency in 2011. The pieces evoke each of the five homes I inhabited in London, in exactly 100 words. Continue reading
Tomorrow, Friday 1st November, I’m taking part in The Live Writing Series.
Brainchild of writers Gemma Seltzer and David Varela, The Live Writing Series invites 7 writers over 7 weeks to react, compose and immerse themselves in a public place, bringing it alive with the real-time broadcast of their work for all to see. Continue reading