Nobody Told Me

Nobody told me you can’t use toilet paper Nobody told me that you bleed Nobody told me you might need a secret place where you can scream. After two years of waiting, I am totally stoked and nerve-wracked to announce that my new book – Nobody Told Me – is coming out in February 2016Continue reading “Nobody Told Me”


Mailing List sign up x

Roll up roll up, I think I’ve managed to set up an email list – only taken 5 years. Sign up here: Or here: I won’t spam, just brief monthly updates, first dibs on tickets, downloads, a few poems praps and a few very secret things that only you will know. But notContinue reading “Mailing List sign up x”

There will be chairs…..

I don’t normally get that excited about poetry. But I am now. I’m really bloody excited about the tour. These gigs are the only ones this year where I’m gonna be doing a full on, hour long, unadulterated (not sure what that means) night of poems. Plus an amazing support poet at each of theContinue reading “There will be chairs…..”

Poetry in Schools: Cottenham Village College

In November 2012 I ran a poetry project with artist Inja in Cottenham Village College Sixth Form Centre, organised by Start Arts – The aim of the workshops was for the students to feel more ownership of their new school building, to respect it and each other. We ran a days poetry workshop withContinue reading “Poetry in Schools: Cottenham Village College”

New Poetry Set: Preview at Bush Theatre, London

I’ll be performing a Sneak Peek from a new set of poetry entitled A British Tea Break at 9pm on the 15th November at the Bush Theatre, London. Ticket includes two other brilliant brilliant shows. It would be great if you were there. More details below: This November, the Bush explores the future of newContinue reading “New Poetry Set: Preview at Bush Theatre, London”

Walking with Women: Architecture and Poetry Tour

As part of my job at an architecture centre, I set up a project to produce a new walking tour of Cambridge City centre. The draft booklet is now available online. It features female histories of local buildings, with snippets of the buildings’ architecture, photography and poetry. We have just finished shortlisting local artists whoContinue reading “Walking with Women: Architecture and Poetry Tour”