I write for and in all sorts of different contexts – for stage and opera performance, stand-alone poetry, text in the landscape, in collaboration with fine artists, improvised and considered.
I was commissioned by Improbable and Emergency Exit Arts to create a poem in response to Article 25 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, as part of the Fly the Flag collection UDHR celebrations for 2020. Here it is – please do check out the other poets and their pieces over at Fly the … Continue reading ‘and of his family’ – Poem for Fly the Flag 2020
Creating songs with refugees and migrants for 3FF and the Mixed Up Chorus.
A poetry-photography collaboration with Emma Ronay
I’m running this project to give myself and you a prompt every day to develop a regular writing practice. These will be mostly thinking about poetry writing but of course, you can use them however you like. The focus will be on taking inspiration from Queer and Feminist history, aiming to include and represent from … Continue reading Daily Writing Prompts
An audio treasure hunt along the lost Fleet River, created with composer Catherine Kontz
Playing with words in landscapes
A dramatic short created as part of the Notes to the Forgotten She-Wolves series at Shakespeare’s Globe
Creating songs with asylum seekers, migrants and members of the Mixed Up Chorus.
Libretto for a music-theatre adaptation of some of Kipling’s Just So Stories, composed by Paul Ayres.
An opera about astrophysicist Annie Jump Cannon, made with and for Deaf and hearing people.