“A chapbook is a small collection of poetry, generally no more than 40 pages, that often centers on a specific theme, such as exotic foods or wild animals or Justin Bieber.”
– Writers’ Digest.

Sorry, no exotic foods or Justin Bieber here (but keep an eye out for some wild animals).

Love Bites *NEW*

Dancing Girl Press, 2019

Note: If you’re in the UK please drop me a line to order a copy (faster delivery & lower p&p costs than direct from US publisher). Discover more / read a few extracts.

Blueprints for A Minefield

Fair Acre Press, 2016

“full of standout poems – sometimes heartbreaking, often funny…” “astonishing originality” Read full reviews & extracts / order a copy


Several of my poems and poem-pictures appear in these anthologies (some for adults, some for children).

in George Szirtes and Andy Jackson (eds). The Call of the Clerihew.
Smokestack Books, 2019


‘Hey, How Did You Get Through Customs with That?’ & ‘In the Twilight Hours’
in Roger Stevens (ed). I am a Jigsaw: Puzzling poems to baffle your brain.
Bloomsbury, 2019


‘Everything That Can Happen’
in Suzannah Evans and Tom Sastry (eds). Everything That Can Happen: Poems about the Future.
The Emma Press, 2019


‘Cookin’ Up a Universe’
in Roger Stevens (ed). The Poetry Zone: A Celebration of 20 Years of Children’s Poetry.
Troika Books, 2018


‘The Fish Without a Bicycle’
in Anja Konig and Liane Strauss (eds). Some Cannot Be Caught: The Emma Press Book of Beasts.
The Emma Press, 2018


in Maggie Smith (ed). The Best New British and Irish Poets.
Eyewear, 2018


‘Unexpected Items’ & ‘Before the Birds Took Off’
in Nadia Kingsley (ed). Diversifly: Poetry and Art on Britain’s Urban Birds. Fair Acre Press, 2018


‘The Noonday Devil’
in Rachel Piercey & Emma Wright (eds). The Emma Press Anthology of Love. The Emma Press, 2018


‘Dancing With Life’
in Allie Esiri (ed). A Poem for Every Day of the Year. 
Macmillan, 2017


‘CCC’, ‘Death and Sex’, ‘I Hate and Love’ & ‘Shades of Canus and Schistaceus’ (poem-pictures)
in Kirsten Irving & Jon Stone &  (eds).
Bad Kid Catallus. Sidekick Books, 2017


‘I Don’t Know, Frank’, ‘In My Dreams’ & ‘This Is for You’ (poem-pictures)
in Kirsten Irving & Jon Stone (eds).
Aquanauts. Sidekick Books, 2017


‘Things Behind the Barn’
in Kate Garrett & Robert de Born (eds). Troubadour. 
Picaroon Poetry, 2017


‘Violent Vision’ & ‘Weather Warning’
in Michaela Morgan (ed). Wonderland: Alice in Poetry. Macmillan, 2016


‘Rebel / Cause’
in Live Canon International Poetry Prize Anthology 2016. Live Canon, London, 2016


‘What Are You Doing?’ (poem-picture)
in Chrissy Williams & Tom Humberstone (eds). Over The Line: An Introduction To Poetry Comics.
Sidekick Books, London, 2015


‘Look At Me Leonard’
in Jack Locke (ed). Leonard Cohen You’re Our Man: 75 poets reflect on the poetry of Leonard Cohen.
Foundation for Public Poetry, Montreal, 2009