The real test of a poem

I was very saddened to learn recently of the death of Michael Baldwin, the novelist, poet, writing tutor and former … More

Teachers’ views of creativity in poetry writing

The third Writing Research Across Borders conference takes place this week in Paris. I will be presenting a poster of … More

Teachers’ views of creativity

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

Lifesaving Poems: Michael Rosen’s ‘Everybody Verybody’

I once saw Michael Rosen teach a theatre full of tearfully happy children and adults these wonderful nonsense word games … More