Mythologies Email Poetry Course

This is is an email course starting on Friday 5th July and running for four weeks. We will be looking at poems that are based around myths, fairytales and other pre-existing works (e.g. The Bible) and also how to create our own poems based on them or ones that seem mythogical. Each week there will […]

The small stuff – Zoom Workshop

The small stuff – finding beauty and inspiration in the everyday. Saturday 13th April, 2024 10.30am -1pm Zoom This workshop will look at finding inspiration in the things around us – e.g. objects, the domestic, work, our neighbourhood, people around us etc. We will look at some poems and use a variety of techniques to […]

The Poetry of Loss email course

I will be re-running my Poetry of Loss email course starting on 10th March 2023. This course will look at poetry about, and relating to, loss of all types – loss of home, partners, health, environment, belongings etc. And of course we will also look at death and bereavement, however there is always more than […]

Readings in June/July 2022

I have a couple of readings coming up in June and July: 9th June – Past, Present & Future: a poetry conversation 9featuring Julia Webb, Tom Sastry and Suzannah Evans. Tickets here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/past-present-future-a-poetry-conversation-tickets-337323302077 13th June – Cafe Writers with Julia Webb and Sue Burge (and open mic) Ticket link here: https://www.cafewriters.co.uk/ 4th July – I […]

New Poetry Course Staring in June

Writing the Personal This will be a four week course via email with an optional critique element. The course will follow the same format as my previous online courses – each week you will receive a lesson plan with writing prompts and links to poems to read. There may be an optional facebook group for […]