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“A poet of fantastic inversions.” Poetry London

“Multifaceted, mega-fabricated, louche architecture.” Magma

“Voraciously experimental, precociously accomplished.” Poetry International

Back to School

School of Forgery is out in paperback, after being out of print for nearly half a decade. I’ve written a new version of the blurb for my website, and it goes like this:School of Forgery is handily divided into two sections: Originals and Fakes. It’s possible, however, that there might have been some cross-contamination between […]

3:AM Magazine / Squelettes

It’s Raymond Queneau versus the Skeletons! Three of my ‘Squelettes’ sequence are up at 3:AM Magazine. Any gamers out there will recognise Domino Hurley, Spinal and Undead Hero as the subjects of these short poems.Background: my PhD explores the overall interplay between poetry and games. At the most basic level, I’m interested in the intermedial […]

Poetic Interviews

“ How will you attempt to turn the sands back once more? … I’ll tell you how, but first, hear that? The guard’s asleep. He’s churring like a pylon, and that sparkling laugh? I’d say that that’s the keys he gathers at his hip. Aaron Kent (@godzillakent) runs Poetic Interviews, where interviews are carried out […]

Poetry London / The Self-Made Man Design Document

I have won this year’s Poetry London competition, judged by Sean O’Brien, and I’ll be reading the winning poem at the following event in September (that’s me on the right, see, with my name underneath my face):The poem is called ‘The Self-Made Man’. You can read it on the Poetry London website – but before […]