Twelve Poems about Chickens – Candlestick Press

                            I’m so delighted to have a poem from my pamphlet, ‘The Henkeeper’s Almanac’ picked up by Candlestick Press, for their beautiful new book ‘Twelve Poems about Chickens’.   Here are poems which celebrate the quirks and curiosities of chickens.  Sentiments range from Sir Charles Sedley’s 17th century complaint at an early … Continue reading Twelve Poems about Chickens – Candlestick Press

Young Writers making zines

Upstairs in Kidderminster Library this afternoon, the Writing West Midlands Young Writers’ Group are making zines.  They’re using their own creative writing and research, with some quite amazing artistic talent, to create personal zines to show off their work.  Have a look! The young people in this group are teenagers.  We have a ridiculous amount of fun, and they produce extraordinary work.  And we do have … Continue reading Young Writers making zines