The European Camaraderie
In Collaboration with Tatiana Faia https://www.europeanpoetryfestival.com/tatiana-faia/ on the 13th October 2018 @RichMix London.
I am honoured and grateful to have my poem, 'An essay on the Dragon and the Invisible Creatures' published in this forthcoming anthology by Boilerhouse Press. Wretched Strangers brings together innovative writing on re-conceptions of 'shared foreigness’ from around...
Under the Influence…
click here for more info: https://essexbookfestival.org.uk/event/a-soviet-childhood/ I am in conversation with Paavo Matsin and Tony Peake exploring living under the influence of communist rule.
The Essex Book Festival
I am over the moon to be writer in residence at Chalkwall Hall- Southend on Sea as part of The Essex Book Festival. My residency will start from the 19th March and ends on the 27th March. Polish Independence in 1918 nestles in the chambers of thought and serves as...
“…It is in oneself, in the other, in the other in oneself, they are always there, specter, even if they do not exist, even if they are no longer, even if they are not yet” (Jacques Derrida: Specters of Marx: 2006: 221).
Richmond Literature Festival 2017
“Creativity takes courage” Henri Matisse Lots of courage, creativity and writing at my workshop for the Richmond Literature Festival 2017. As always, such a sense of achievement from those who participated. The process of writing can be difficult and lonely. It's...
A Poetical Response to Joseph Conrad
Come and hear our responses to the work of Joseph Conrad at the Poetry Library 1st November 2017 https://www.southbankcentre.co.uk/whats-on/124451-poetic-celebration-joseph-conrad-2017 The poem also appears in WildCourt, an online journal 'committed to thinking about...
Poetics of Home: Place & Identity Symposium
Participated in the 'Poetics of Home' Symposium organised by Jennifer Wong. Click here for more details
The Wapping Project Publication
passage1 http://thewappingproject.org/the-wapping-project-passage/ http://thewappingproject.org/commissions/
Self-Portraiture Writing Workshop
Wonderful day of creative writing teaching as part of the Richmond Literature Festival 2016. The workshop explored ideas of writing the self/other - writing self portraiture in response to the current exhibition, KAOS: Re-Inventing the Selfie. Good to see so much...