Archive for the 'Poetry' Category

G.S Fraser Prize 2016

Saturday, June 25th, 2016

Thrilled to find out that I have been awarded the G.S Fraser Prize this year for my poem ‘Matching’. Many thanks to the judges for choosing my poem and to my supervisor Nick Everett for his untiring support and help.

The New Luciad – 4th edition

Tuesday, May 10th, 2016

Watch this space for the the fourth edition of the New Luciad. Editors this year are Robert Ward, Richard Fallon, Chris Harris and myself. The edition is due to come out at the end of June.

Poems published in From The Lighthouse

Monday, March 14th, 2016

Exciting to see two of my recent poems published in the second ever issue of From The Lighthouse.

Poems to be published in Cake

Thursday, February 25th, 2016

Watch this space as Cake are publishing some of my poems in their eighth edition.

The New Luciad – third year

Sunday, July 12th, 2015

The launch for the third ever TNL went off without a hitch on Friday night. It’s been a great year for TNL – the editorial team were super, the contributors great and printers very helpful with our last minute changes. TNL is now on sale in the bookshop on the University of Leicester campus and […]

Magdalen College – Festival of Sound

Friday, March 13th, 2015

Elspeth and I popped into Magdalen College at 5pm today for a music recital: Ensemble Unterwegs performing Winterreise. The recital was the fifth performance in a series of events that are part of the interdisciplinary Magdalene Triennial Festival. This year has been following the theme of sound and there has been a range of conversations, […]

Agenda – Online Broadsheet

Monday, December 30th, 2013

Fantastic to see two of my poems in Agenda‘s latest online broadsheet. You can read ‘First Communion’ and ‘What you brought with you here here.

Suzi Shimwell on KUSP’s poetry show

Monday, December 30th, 2013

Exciting times as 2013 ends – I hit the radio in Santa Cruz last week. You can hear the interview and my poems online. Many thanks to Gwynne Harris for interviewing me and Dennis Morton for having me on the show.

Romsey Poets at Romsey Art Festival

Sunday, September 8th, 2013

As summer draws to a close I can’t help thinking what a jolly fine summer it was. There have been poems about blackberrying, actual blackberrying, trips to the seaside, tandems on the Monsal Trail and much more. There were activities galore in Cambridge of course and in particular the Romsey Art Festival was a huge […]

The New Luciad – Creative Writing Anthology at Leicester Uni

Tuesday, March 26th, 2013

I’m thrilled to be co-editing with Rob Ward on the New Luciad. Rob has just set up what is going to be a fabulous annual anthology showcasing the creative work coming out of Leicester Uni. If you are a student at Leicester and want to submit something for publication this year then we’re accepting submissions […]