I am a poet, librettist and filmmaker. I write about post-traumatic stress, mythmaking, chronic illness, queer experience and bats.
I am an alum of The London Library's Emerging Writers Programme, the Barbican Young Poets and the Writing Squad. I won the 2020 Oxford Brookes International Poetry Competition and was shortlisted for The London Magazine Poetry Prize in 2024. My pamphlet, He Said I Was a Peach, is published with ignitionpress.  
More about poetry.
My first short, You Look Finewon Best Writer at BFI Future Film Festival and has screened at numerous Academy Award and BAFTA-recognised festivals across Europe. My second film project, The Styx, in development, is supported by Arts Council England.  
More about film.
I am a Britten Pears Young Artist 2023-24. Following our residency at Snape Maltings in October 2023, composer Anna Disley-Simpson and I will premiere our new song cycle at Aldeburgh Festival 2024.
More about libretto.
latest news

My poem 'a moth' has been shortlisted for the London Magazine Poetry Prize 2024, alongside Martha Sprackland, Dean Browne, Milena Williamson, Jerrold Yam and Anne Casey. Many congratulations to winners Dominic Leonard, Jordan Hayward and Chantale Davies!
I am the current recipient of a Developing Your Creative Practice (DYCP) grant from the Arts Council. 
I am using the fund to shape my first full-length poetry collection, to develop my libretto practice for opera and songtext, and to visit the largest urban bat colony in North America, in Austin, Texas.
A poem of mine was selected for Magma 88: Underworld, and I am reading at the London launch of the issue on 19th April at the Royal Geographical Society, alongside L. Kiew, Fiona Benson, Meryl Pugh and Jemma Borg. More info & tickets.
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