What are you working on?
My new pamphlet of poems, 'Mending the Ordinary' to be published in May by Fair Acre Press. And my non-extruded Crisp Sequence for the Cheltenham Poetry Festival.
How does your work differ from others of this genre?
Why do you write what you do?
How does your writing process work?
I eat crisps and then I think, "I want to write a poem about that flavour I can't quite put my finger on: the feeling of loss mixed with desire (salt and vinegar) or joy mixed with terror (prawn cocktail), as expressed in that wave of a hand, or scrape of chair, or the unspoken affection of sharing a pack". But I don't think it quite like that. I feel unsettled by something I've noticed. I connect this feeling to an image or happening, and I write it out till it feels a bit more slotted into place.
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