Born in Darlington the year Elvis died.
Grew up in the hills of Saddleworth.
Trained as a visual artist.
Now in London, performing poetry.
I've performed at The Bloomsbury Theatre, The Big Sleepout 2016 & 2017, '66 World Cup Anniversary, Exmouth Market Theatre, The Poetry Cafe and regularly with Poetry on the Picket Line and at Poetry Unplugged.
I've shared stages with (seriously or otherwise) Matt Abbott, Ralf Dartford, Gennevive L. Walsh, Toria Garbutt, Salena Godden, Tim Wells, Chip Grim, Nadia Drews, Janine Booth and Dominic Berry. I design stuff for Nymphs & Thugs spoken word record label.
Published in Soapbox Poetry 'zine
& Saddleworth Independant Magazine
The walls of The Betsey Trotwood, Rising 69 & 70, monthly on Poetry24.co.uk The Morning Star and in Messing Up the Paintwork - The Wit and Wisdom of Mark E. Smith