My poem, ‘Admission on leaving the Port of Belfast, 1988’ appears here on page 53.
I’m delighted to have my poem Admission, on leaving the Port of Belfast, 1988 accepted for the Fall issue of Infinite Rust, Texas Southern University’s quarterly journal of Literary and Visual Arts.
The theme of the issue, due online on 28th October, is HOME: perspectives or interpretation relating to ideas such as the meaning of home, immigration, marginalization, nationalism, ownership, comfort, security, displacement, boundaries, and identity.
The literary magazine of Queen’s University, Belfast is edited by postgrads at the Seamus Heaney Centre for Poetry, launching 24th October at Bookfinders, Belfast.
I’m pleased to have 2 poems in it, especially ‘An Irish Merchant Seaman’, a sonnet about my late father who was a Belfast man.
Rhyme and Reason: Reflections on a Changing UK
I was commissioned to write 2 poems on the theme of the Scottish referendum for performance at the Wales Millennium Centre along with the following poets:
Shortlisted for Arachne Press SOLSTICE SHORTS Short Story Competition, November 2014
Martyrdom on Television – St John Roberts and the Small Screen
Based on the 60′ documentary Merthyr Meirionnydd, presented by Guto Harri, produced by me for S4C.
Article for Welsh Journal of Religious History (Bangor University, Centre for the Advanced Study of Religion in Wales).
I received a bursary from Literature Wales Writer’s Bursary 2013 – Short Story Collection
Literature Wales Bursaries 2013