Here Be Elephants #NationalPoetryDay

Wishing you all a very happy #NationalPoetryDay! I’ve been so lucky to be a part of it this year, so please join me in celebrating Shropshire with elephants! Some months ago, I was asked to be BBC Local Poet for Shropshire for National Poetry Day 2019, and on BBC Radio Shropshire we put out a call for #HomeTruths stories about the county. And along came … Continue reading Here Be Elephants #NationalPoetryDay

Exhibition Poet in Residence

I’m so pleased to be Poet in Residence for the #ScaffoldsofNature exhibition this October. It’s in Participate Contemporary Artspace, a community interest company which offers artists studio space alongside a contemporary art exhibition space in central Shrewsbury. I’ll be spending time in Participate doing some writing of my own – but I’ll also be leading a poetry workshop on Friday 11 October which will take its inspiration … Continue reading Exhibition Poet in Residence