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Poetry

Translating Academia through Creative Writing

Poetry is how I make sense of the world. This the one answer that never goes away when I’m asked about...

Mama I’m in the Guardian!& I’m going to be published!!

For close to a decade now, people have been asking me if and when I’m going to publish a collection of...

White Review Poetry Prize 2018

  Christmas came early in 2018 when I was shortlisted for the White Review Poetry Prize, one of only 8 people...

Anthropology of Belonging – Learning to Trust the Process

'But this isn't really about language. It's about knowing yourself enough to present all of it to the world without shame.'

Home Is… got Funding!!! Again!!

I remember someone telling me at the beginning of the year that they didn't think my project would get funding. The surprise when it did the first time. The vocal reasoning of what I must have done to get it the second time which didn't bear out. It wasn't mean, just the everyday 'I have no confidence in your vision' stuff that people tell or show you, sometimes in "support". Thankfully, progress doesn't run on the steam of other people's expectations. #HomeIsGotFundingAgain #ForTheLoveOfPoetry