Poetry

Poetry Publications

I have published seven poetry collections:
China and Glass (Bran’s Head Press, 1985)
Lost in the Supermarket (Open Heart, 1987)
Asleep at the Wheel (Amani, 1996)
Selected Short Stories (Hub Editions, 1999)
Foreign Ministry (Hub Editions, 2011)
Bristol: 21 Poems (Amazon, 2017)
Those Other Fields (Palewell Press, 2020)

I have also co-edited two multi-authored collections:
Lansdown Poets Anthology 2018, with David Cook and Charles Thompson (Choir Press, 2018)
Planet, with David Cook, Richard Devereux and Charles Thompson (Lansdown Press, 2018)

I have had individual poems and groups of poems published in:
Vision On, PN Review, Ariel, Tuba, Labrys, The Rialto, Thames Poetry, Other Poetry, Encounter, Ninth Decade, Full Circle Thirteen, Blind Serpent, Yes!Mercury, The Puckerbrush Review, Purple Patch, Lines Review, Outposts, Piedmont Literary Review, Barddoni, Joe Soap’s Canoe, The Fiddlehead, Plains Poetry Journal, Orbis, Peace and Freedom, Kansas Quarterly, Spectrum, Poetry Nottingham, Krax, Art Extraordinary, English, The Long Poem Magazine, Oldhamm, Asian Journal of Literature, Culture and Society, Carillon, swcollective, Gadabout, Light, Literature Today, Raceme, La Questione Romantica, Scarlet Leaf Review, Translating Chronic Pain, Hello Poetry, Poetry24, London Grip, Tigershark, Reach Poetry, Snakeskin, The Raven’s Perch,The Path, Blackbox Manifold, Coe Review, The Kiosk, Ink Sweat and Tears, Mad Swirl, The Lake.

Poems of mine have appeared in various anthologies, including:
The Echoing Gallery, ed. Rachael Boast (Redcliffe Poetry, 2013)
Lyrically Justified, Vol. 2, ed. Sean Clarke (Arkbound, 2017)
Calyx, eds Martin Rieser and Liz Cashdan (Tangent Books, 2019)
Welling Up: Palewell Press Anthology, ed. Camilla Reeve, (Palewell Press, 2019)
What the Moon was Told, ed. Janice Dempsey (Dempsey & Windle, 2020)

A number of my poems appear on the website mapyourbristol, and others are available in recorded versions on my 2014 CD, Flashes in the Dark.