I dream I fuck an old woman and wake up more anxious than usual... I wrote a poem called Bed Sex, for the Glasgow based zine, Letters to Barnacle, which is inspired by James Joyce's filthy letters to Nora Barnacle, check it out, the whole zine is dead rude.
Forza Zine is a beautiful and thoughtful publication, put together by my very good friend Rory Porter in Glasgow. The first issue is a collection of words and pictures centred around the themes of home, place, space and exile. I am pleased to have one of my poems, Times and Places i included in it… Continue reading Forza Zine
These two poems were published in SHELF HEROES' A and B zines about films, they're inspired by The Aristocats and Bambi. Thomas O’Malley Well, we almost had a father but instead we have this father figure father away, but still here and teaching us, so we don’t have to know he’s just for her, our mother,… Continue reading SHELF HEROES Zine
Hey! My short story The New Job is in Not So Popular's latest zine Objects. Also in there are some great poems by Jo Hauge, who is one of my faves. The New Job We were just there because it was a busy time for the place, and the others had gone away, for a… Continue reading The New Job
About six months ago, my friend Louise Evans and I decided to "do a book". She sent me five pictures, which I responded to with a poem, and I sent her the same amount of poems, which she illustrated. We called the end result Exchange.We’ve printing them, binding them by hand, and having a super… Continue reading Exchange Book Launch Party!
Poetry@The Talbot, or Catherine Madden&Friends as it came to be known, was my first venture into organising a poetry evening, and it went very well. In the photo you can see me, Rory Porter, Alan Zapata and Tracy Mathewson. Johanne M. Hauge also read and we had an impromptu performance from Danny P! Extra credit… Continue reading &Friends
Poetry For A Pound's Summer Special and more news.So, I should be reading during the open mic' session at this event, but I'm not sure what time. It looks good anyway. In other news, the collaborative project with my friend Louise is coming along nicely, and we should be able to tell you about the book launch… Continue reading Poetry For A Pound’s Summer Special and more news.