December: two poems on the Ink, Sweat & Tears website and one in Finished Creatures.
October: Runner-up in the Buzzwords Competition
June: Reading at Open Book, The Organ Grinder, Nottingham, with Claire Meyrick
April: Reading at Toppings Books, Ely, with Sarah Mnatzagnian and Ramona Herdman. Longlisted in the Rialto Nature and Place Competition.
March: Longlisted in the National Poetry Prize Competition. Reading with Dominic Fisherat Torriano Meeting House, London; two poems in Finished Creatures. Leading workshop for Trowbridge Stanza Group
January: Castaway featureon The Friday Poem
November: Poetry in Aldeburgh Festival - Reading with Ramona Herdman, Fokkina McDonnell, Sarah Mnatzaganian and Pam Thompson, introduced by Paul Stephenson. Leading workshop - Making the Everyday Sing. July: Longlisted for Live Cannon Single Poem Prize. Reading on Brum Radio Poets, with Leo Dragstedt, and Ciaran Hodgers, introduced by Rick Sanders. Catch up here. Finding the Words, on-line reading with Meg Cox and Tom Sastry, from York Explore Library and Archive. Blakeney Poetry & Folk Festival, reading with Ramona Herdman and Sarah Mnatzaganian. June: Reading as part of 14 showcase at Margate Bookie Festival, Turner Contemporary. On-line launch with fellow Verve poets Kayleigh Campbell, Sarah James and Georgina Wilding. May: Launch of the small manoeuvres in Phoenix Community Garden. April: Debut full collection, the small manoeuvres, published by Verve Poetry Press. March: Reading with Jill Abram at launch of 14 Magazine/Platform Fourteen as guests of Sutton Women's Network. January: Two poems in The North