I will be reading poetry and memoir alongside Henry Normal at Five Leaves bookshop, Nottingham, on Tuesday 12 December from 7-8.30 pm. Tickets are sold out but if you would like a place, it might be worth adding your name to their waiting list in case there are any returns, by sending an email request to Five Leaves.
I am honoured that a few lines of my poetry are going to be added to the walls of the new Nottingham City Library,
which officially opens on 28 November 2023!
This year I am delighted to have recently had poems published in Pennine Platform (Curtain Call); Orbis (The Best Days of Your Life and Aunt Margaret), where I was runner-up in their readers' choice ballot; Acumen (The Poetry Detective meets Jenny Joseph); and And Other Poems (Worlds Apart). I also had two Highly Commended poems in the Ware Poetry Competition 2023 and was shortlisted in the Second Light 2023 Poetry Competition.
NEW WRITER HIGHWAY COURSES
Places on Spring Term 2024 Writer Highway courses led by Cathy are available to book from 10 November 2023 at www.thewriterhighway.co.uk/courses
If you are a novice poetry writer, or have been writing poetry for some time, there are courses for you. There is also an online evening course – Telling Your Story – and a further general writing course, Playing with Words, available in a mix of online and in-person sessions.
Book by contacting me through the Writer Highway website. Coaching packages also available all year round.