When did I get this?

One year go I celebrated with friends the publication of Love for Now, my journal-memoir of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, a cancer of … More

The fame question

When I visit schools to read and talk about poetry there is often some sort of Q and A following … More

Teachers’ views of creativity

Teachers’ views of creativity is my new research article exploring poetry writing pedagogy. Here is the Abstract: Discourses of creativity in … More

An interview: Putting Words to Cancer

Thank you to Julia McGuinness for posting this interview with me on her Creative Connections blog. In it I discuss … More

Life Begins With Cancer

  This is link to the MP3 of my reading ‘Life Begins With Cancer’, recorded at the Greenbelt Festival on Sunday 25th … More