My poem, ‘October’s End’, Has been published in Mirror Dance. http://www.mirrordancefantasy.com/2021/01/octobers-end.html The poem lays out a landscape of history and memory. When I was eighteen, and an art student, I walked everywhere. Life had a rhythm of spending the days painting and the evenings in country pubs and that life persisted for perhaps three or... Continue Reading →
My poem ‘Buckholt Wood’ appears in the on-line magazine ‘Sylvia’ at http://www.sylviamagazine.com/ This is about memories of walking from Brockworth to the Black Horse at Cranham through the woods in the rain. To the south of Coopers Hill you pass the Buckholt and Buckholt wood. The landscape has been sculpted by human inhabitants over thousands... Continue Reading →
My poem ‘Apnea’ appears in issue 77 of Abyss & Apex at https://www.abyssapexzine.com/
My poem ‘Wych-Elm Kings Again’ appears in Penumbric Speculative Fiction Magazine. This is a poem about deep time and dreams, about history and memory, about the meanings we dream into ancient landscapes. These ideas appear in a few of my poems. In ‘Museum Piece’ from ‘Spectral Realms no. 1’, through to ‘Lover’s Leap’ in... Continue Reading →
My short story ‘Mowbray’s Museum’ is included in the anthology ‘It Came from Miskatonic University’ from Broken Eye Books and edited by Scott Gable & C. Dombrowski Modern tales of good ol' MU! Each story shows a slice of college life at this storied and magical institution, steeped in the occult and part of the... Continue Reading →
Air: Sylphs, Spirits, & Swan Maidens Edited by Rhonda Parrish Whimsical, Inquisitive, Quick-Witted Air is essential for life. The need for air is so important that breathing is instinctual. Yet Air is unstable and capricious, blowing gently as a summer breeze in one moment and blasting... Continue Reading →
The poem ‘To the Quarry’ appears in Tyree Campbell’s Illumen, Winter 2020. Perhaps inspired by Hawkwind’s Space Ritual and, like many of my poems, the Birdlip Mirror.
The poem ‘A Witch in the House’ appears in S. T. Joshi’s Spectral Realms 12. This was composed using an aleatory system of rhetorical strategies – a series of cards randomly picked from a pile with various poetic devices and suggestions. Thank you S.T. for all your support and encouragement! ... Continue Reading →