Exciting Poetry News…

vote for my poemI’m delighted to share that I have been shortlisted for the Bangor Poetry Competition! However, in order to win, I need lots of people to vote for my poem – and the deadline is 20th September!

So, if you can spare a couple of minutes, I’d be very grateful if you could follow this link – https://thebangorliteraryjournal.com/2021/09/16/the-ninth-annual-bangor-poetry-competition-shortlist-vote-now/

and vote for my poem (It’s number 8 – ‘Understood’). You also have to vote for two other poems.

Thank you!

Crime & Coffee – A Festival of Crime Fiction in Cardiff

Crime & Coffee festival banner

Cardiff will soon be playing host to some top quality crime fiction writers in the capital’s newest literary festival – Crime and Coffee. Taking place over two days – 1st and 2nd June – the festival is organised by Cardiff Council Library staff in conjunction with Crime Cymru, featuring Belinda Bauer, Christopher Fowler, Rebecca Tope, Kate Hamer, Mark Ellis, Katherine Stansfield and other crime writers, for two days of workshops, readings and discussion. I interviewed local crime writer Katherine Stansfield, to find out more about this brand new festival…

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