Anthologies & magazines

Poems published in anthologies, journals and zines in print and online for adults. See also poems for children.

Poems & POEM-PICTURES in anthologies

‘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’ in Jon Stone & Kirsten Irving (eds). Bad Kid Catallus. Sidekick Books, 2017.

‘I Don’t Know, Frank’, ‘In My Dreams’ & ‘This Is for You’ 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.

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

‘His Own North’ in Life, Liberty & The Pursuit of Happiness. Gloucestershire Writers’ Network, 2016.

‘The Axe’ in Nadia Kingsley (ed). Wenlock Poetry Festival Anthology 2016. Fair Acre Press, 2016.

‘What Are You Doing?’ 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.


Poems in journals & zines

2017 ‘Distance’ & ‘Mutation’, 20 & 21 October 2017 ‘No Getting Away From It’, 25 April 2017
Under the Radar: ‘Ginger’ & ‘Harbour Lights’ in Issue 19, Summer 2017
Hotel Amerika (USA): ‘The Wet Season’ & ‘Dry Bones’ in Volume 15, Winter 2017

The Interpreter’s House: ‘I Always Meant to Ask’ & ‘All Too Human’ in Issue 61, Spring 2016
Magma: ‘The Company Surrealist’ in Issue 66, Winter 2016
Magma: ‘Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackboard’ in Issue 64, Spring 2016
New Boots & Pantisocracies: ‘Trixie Might: No More Baristas’, 27 October 2016
Picaroon Poetry: ‘Sleeping with a Bearded Man’ in Issue 5, November 2016

Butcher’s Dog: ‘Just Testing’ in Issue 6, October 2015
Poetry London: ‘To Be Beautiful’ in Issue 81, Summer 2015
Poetry Daily (USA): ‘To Be Beautiful’, 12 June 2015

Antiphon: ‘Directions and Instructions and the General Principles Governing All Talking Machines’ in Issue 10, Winter 2014
Ink Sweat & Tears: ‘Just a Mountain’, 6 February 2014
Smoke: ‘Habit-Forming Creatures’ in Issue 61, April 2014

Ambit: ‘The Noonday Devil’ & ‘Since They Did Away with Sundays’ in Issue 212, Spring 2013
The Found Poetry Review (USA): ‘This Is for You’ in Volume 6, 2013
Hobo Pancakes (USA): ‘I Can’t Get No… Oh No No No’, December 2013
Obsessed With Pipework: ‘The Day of Small Things’, ‘His Own North’ & ‘Interference’ in Issue 61, January 2013
Turbulence: ‘Doris Nights’ & ‘Squint’ in Issue 15, December 2013

Monkey Kettle: ‘A Bar Walks into a Horse’ & ‘Evolution and the Birth of Conscience’ in Issue 37, June 2012
Under The Radar: ‘The Illegal Practice of Taxonomy’ in Issue 10, November 2012

The Delinquent: ‘50 Ways (# 4)’, ‘Charles Is Late Again’, ‘The Man I Love’ & ‘Swallowing’ in Issue 15, August 2011

Succour: ‘How to Keep Cool 1’, ‘How to Keep Cool 2’ & ‘Weather Warning’ in Autumn/Winter 2009/10