Poetry News

Delighted that my poem Sixteen was Highly Commended as part of the Mist and Mountain Gerard Rochford Poetry Prize. The theme was family and the highly commended poems, including mine, can be read here: https://mistandmountain.co.uk/commendations-poems/

Also delighted that my poem Tino Dog – a poem about my black Labrador dog Tino – was highly commended in the Lord Whisky Animal Sanctuary Poetry Competition. Fifty per cent of all entry fees are used for the care of animals at the sanctuary and you can read the results and judges’ comments here: https://irp.cdn-website.com/2fbdca3a/files/uploaded/RESULTS%20FOR%20WEBSITE.pdf

Me with my latest black Labrador – Elsie.

And finally, my poem about my love for Scotland called Nobody Told Me, was shortlisted for the Deidre Roberts poetry competition as part of A Write Highland Hoolie. It’s a poem I enjoy reading as part of the show Contrappuntistica, which is next coming to DunsPlayFest on Monday, 1st May, 2023 for which tickets are available here: https://www.tickettailor.com/events/dunsplayfest/881310

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