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.

3FF – Singing Our Lives

Creating songs with refugees and migrants for 3FF and the Mixed Up Chorus.

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Breathing Under Water

The result of a long collaboration with artist Emma Ronay, Breathing Under Water is a collection of poems and photographs in conversation with each other. Over a couple of years, Emma regularly sent me a photograph which I responded to with text. Emma’s photographs covered a wide range of subjects, but this collection concentrates on […]

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Fleet Footing

Fleet Footing is now live! Go download the album and map, get your headphones and walking boots on, and go find that river.. I’m so excited about this new project with composer Catherine Kontz. It’s been brewing for a few years, and we are extra-pleased to be funded by the PRSF Women Make Music award, […]

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Landscape Poetry

An investigation of writing and landscape. This is an unfinished project, begun in the Welsh hills and continuing soon by the Thames.  

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Notes to the Forgotten She-Wolves

Moll Frith is back at Shakespeare’s Globe SW Playhouse. Following Moll and the Future Kings last March, I’ve been commissioned to create a monologue to and about Moll as part of Notes to the Forgotten She-Wolves. Details and booking info are all over on the Globe website. shakespearesglobe.com/whats-on/forgotten-she-wolves [Header pic by E. Mallin Parry]

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Singing Our Lives 2018

After last year’s amazing project working with community choir groups and refugees, I was back on the Together Productions team for a second go. This time we wrote one new song – with 150 people! The resulting piece is called Sembo! and is a journey from isolation and fear, through to a united call for […]

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The Observatory

A multi-sensory opera for people who can hear and people who can’t. Annie is an astronomer. She knows all about time and space, but she isn’t so sure about life and death. And she’s just gone deaf. Inspired by the life of astronomer Annie Jump-Cannon, I worked with composer Stephen Bentley-Klein to create a new […]

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