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'a great performer' Will Self

 

'a voice that tingles with promise' Ian McMillan  BBC Radio 3

 

'That was amazing and I've been a poet for 34 years. 

Will you come and do my festival?' Attila the Stockbroker

'a class act...we love her and so will you' John Cooper Clarke

 

 

Me.

I'm a professional poet and theatre maker based in the North of England.

Appeared on TELEVISION: BBC 1. 

RADIO: BBC Radio 3, BBC Radio 4, BBC Radio Lancashire and Manchester.  NEWSPAPER. Blogged for The Guardian. Appeared in The Daily Mirror. 

BA (hons) Theatre Studies with Creative Writing 2:1

Lancaster University.

NVQ Level 4 Careers Advice and Guidance

Experienced teacher.

My jobs have included NHS operations manager, careers advisor, library manager, arts festival producer, storyteller, literacy co-ordinator, podium dancer, warehouse operative and KFC All Star, in no particular order.  

Publications:

For age 14+

Love Is A Battlefield.                     Audio collection.

Bird St.                                   Audio Collection.

Bird St. and Other Unlikely Love Stories.  Book.

For children and families

Naughty Nanna and The Black Dog.           Illustrated book. 

                                           Awaiting publication.

Shows:

 

For age 14+

Council House Poetry

For children and families

The Sleepover: a re-imagining of 'The Princess and The Pea'

The Woman Who Turned Into An Eyeball

Robot Aliens Stole My Ipig
 

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