Lecturer, Writer, and Poet in Exeter, United Kingdom
I am a poet and writing tutor, and a Senior Lecturer at the Graduate School of Education, University of Exeter.
My books of poetry are How Far From Here is Home? (Stride, 1996), Nowhere Better Than This (Worple Press, 2002), Full Stretch: Poems 1996-2006 (Worple Press, 2006) and Riddance (Worple Press, 2012).
Love for Now, a memoir of my experience of cancer, is available from Impress Books (2012).
Lifesaving Poems (Bloodaxe), Making Poetry Happen (Bloomsbury) and Creativity in Primary Education, 3rd Edition (Sage) are all available now.
The Afterlife, my fifth book of poems, is out now with Worple Press.
Deck Shoes, a book of prose memoir about poetry and the writing life, is out now with Impress Books.