Winner of the Young Poets prize in the Poem and a Pint 2018 competition for my poem ‘Grandad’. Linked here

Poem featured in Tangereen Magazine run by Junior Style linked here

Member of the Writing Squad. More information on the Squad here

Dear Body’ Poetry pamphlet published (available from ‘shop’ in the menu bar)

Acumen – January 2018

Under the radar – January 2018

Poetry Salzburg – March 2018

‘Dear Body’ Reviewed in Acumen 91, July 2018 –  “This is a moving and salutary poetry collection, the poems precise and controlled, expressive without excess or sentimentality. It contains valuable lessons for those of us fortunate enough to live without such imprisoning health problems.” [continues for a whole page].

‘Dear Body’ Reviewed in The London Grip magazine (linked).

Poem used in the River of Words, Kendal Poetry Festival 2018

Poem due to appear in the Cumbrian Anthology published by Handstand Press.


Poem in the Write to be counted anthology link HERE

Poems in Listening to Youth anthology Paper Swans link HERE

Huddersfield Literature festival finalist for the poem ‘anxiety’.

Article on poetry and personal experience published on the Young Poets Network –

Published in the North Magazine as part of an article on Dove Cottage Young Poets ‘Staying back a year’ and ‘Questions’.

Winner of the North West Cultural Education award in Personal achievement

Finalist in the National Memory day best young writer poetry competition –


This won the Oxfam ‘Even it up’ poetry challenge for 15- 18 year olds ‘Equals’ –

This poem was published on the Kendal Poetry festival blog on a post about my residency ‘Hair’ –

This was published in ‘The Carrot’ magazine ‘Memory’ –

This was published on the Lakes Alive website in an article about my residency at the festival, working alongside the Poetry Takeaway and reading under the art installation moon. ‘Our limestone moon’ –

This won the Young Poets Network ‘Behind the Curtain’ competition with the V&A museum. ‘Clean’ –

Published on the Wordsworth Trust website:

I won the Amnesty International Youth Lyrics award in 2015 with ‘Nowhere Citizen’fullsizeoutput_6f5

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