Playing Solitaire for Money

“Playing Solitaire for Money” is a collection of lyric poems, which are contemporary in form and subject. It’s roughly split into three types of poems. The first third are poems about our globalised experience – seeing us as small parts in “a colossal machine”, bit part players in the complexities of modern society. The poems … Continue reading

Bare Fiction Magazine – new poetry

I have 3 poems “The Mutables”, “May the Livid Times Settle” and “Impressions Between Places” in the 2nd edition of Bare Fiction, a magazine of new poetry, fiction, plays and reviews. Its available to order online, or should be on sale at Foyles, Charing Cross Road.  

The Writer at the Multiplex

In 2002 I applied for a creative writing lectureship at the University of Luton. I was interviewed and had to provide a piece on my “research interests.” At the time I was primarily writing creative fiction, so in truth, had no “research interests”, but one of the things that was interesting me was the transition … Continue reading