Publications, Readings & Workshops

Readings, poems & talks

3 Oct 2018 visit with Lister Steps Old Library project to years 4 & 5 at St Anne Stanley school, Old Swan to work on poems about ‘Change’ and to celebrate National Poetry Day. More here: Workshops at St Anne Stanley school

1 Oct 2018 Celebrating Old Age symposium at Open Eye Gallery – with Mossley Hill Writing Group and reading ‘We Women Sing’ (Winds of Change).

29 Sept 2018 workshop & talk to North West Art Therapist group at Victoria Galley & Museum.

May 2018 Sleeping in the Middle exhibition of collaborative work with photographer A.J. Wilkinson at Open Eye Gallery.

Pilgrim poem in response to photograph by Tom Wood, Tilt 3, Open Eye Gallery.

25th Jan 2018 Evening with photographer AJ Wilkinson presenting ideas on collaboration, photography and poetry at Open Eye Gallery.

16th Jan 2018  Talk to Hayman’s Green Women’s club.

The Ward at Night Coast to Coast to Coast 2

The Confusions of Father Christmas, Ink, Sweat & Tears  

Tell-Tale in Fat Damsel  11-2 

We Women Sing poem included in Culture Shifts exhibition, Open Eye Gallery & Winds of Change (Sept 2017 – Jan 2019) Kirkby Art Gallery.

New Horizons group, Mossley Hill Hospital, 13th July 201,

Open Eye Gallery, with Elspeth Accordion, 14th June 2017

Mersey Care International Women’s Day conference, 8th March 2017

Ablaze at the World Museum, Live Canon Anthology 2017

Life Rooms, Walton – National Poetry Day 6th Oct 2016

Vale Royal Writers, 1st Dec 2015.

Psychopolitics Conference, Liverpool Hope University, Childwall campus – poetry reading 10 June 2015.

Mersey Care NHS Conference for International Womens Day, Liverpool 6th March 2015 – reading 4 commissioned poems.

My second collection Voices of the Benares (Lapwing Publications, 2014) was launched in September at the Bluecoat.  

Mersey Care NHS Conference on Women as Peacemakers – at Oakmere conference centre, Liverpool 7th March 2014 reading 4 commissioned poems on peace.

Liverpool Poetry Cafe – at the Bluecoat with colleagues from North West Poets to promote the anthology SCULPTED 24th Oct 2013


Sleeping in the Middle (Open Eye Gallery, 2018)

Voices of the Benares (Lapwing Publications, 2014)

Waiting for the Brown Trout God  (Headland Publications, 2009)

Playing Out Time (Driftwood Publications, 2005)

City Confessions  (Lark Lane Poetry Books, 1993)

Contribution to Anthologies

SKEIN Templar Poetry, 2014

SCULPTED POETRY of the NORTH WEST edited by Lindsey Holland & Angela Topping North West Poets, 2013

The Poet’s Perspective Poems for Paintings in the Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool compiled and edited by Gladys Mary Coles, 2010

STRIPE Templar Poetry, 2009


Poems for Madrid  nthposition (2004) ed., Todd Swift


The Book As We Have Known It  AHRC website: essay

Going to Poetry pp.74-76- Reading Lives – The Reader, No 33 Spring 2009


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