I am a published, award winning poet, writer and editor who can help you refine and develop your creative work, help you plan and edit academic essays, and give guidance on submitting work for publication. I offer user friendly mentoring, looking at your strengths, and working with you on aspects that need improvement or re-writing. My tutorials take place online via email or Skype if preferred.
I have been involved in teaching for thirty years, ranging from one to one turorials to lecturing for groups of over seventy students. I have conducted seminars in various aspects of creative writing and publication as a visiting lecturer at University of Wales, Trinity St David's, and as a part-time teacher ar Aberyswyth University. I have also mentored poets for Cinnamon press, and as part of a drop-in mentoring scheme at University of Wales, Trinity St David's, Lampeter. Clients I have mentored have gone on to have work accepted for publication.
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An award winning, published, poet, writer and editor, active on the literary scene, with experience of teaching creative writing to adults of all ages. Able to teach both literary/theoretical contexts and the practical aspects/skills of writing,editing and publishing across a range of genres.
RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE
From 2009 Free-lance writer/editor
Successfully writing for poetry publication :
Poetry pamphlet Terra Ignota published by Rack Press 2013
Poetry Collection Tilt published by Cinnamon Press 2014
Editor on The Lampeter Review
Issue-editor for the above, volumes 3,7 and10,
Poetry book reviews placed in summer 2016 issue of Planet,
Wales Arts Review May 2015 and October 2016.
Wrote The Writer's Process published by ZigZag Education
2014 – a guide to writing critical commentaries A Level
From 2013 : Visiting Lecturer UWTSD Lampeter
Leading workshops on ' Introduction to the Creative Writing
BA for prospective students on the Gateway Scheme
Lecturing and holding workshops on steps to poetry
publication ( BA and MA modules )
Running a seminar on Life Writing (MA module )
Providing regular drop-in poetry surgeries for students
February 2016: Temporary Teaching Assistant. Aberystwyth University
Lecturing on the 'Introduction to Poetry' module, Creative Writing BA
RELEVANT VOLUNTARY WORK EXPERIENCE
From 2015: Mentor with Cinnamon Press. Wales.
Mentoring poets selected by Cinnamon Press towards
publication of a first poetry collection.
Achievements include working to a schedule over a year,
helping mentorees refine and develop their work and achieve publication
EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS
2014 - 2017 : Aberystwyth University
PhD Creative Writing. 2014 -2017
In progress: poetry collection and thesis
2009 – 2013 : UWTSD Lampeter
MA Creative and Script Writing 2009 -2013
1976 - 1979 St Anne's College Oxford
BA ( HONS ) English Language and Literature
Awarded Hawthornden Fellowship 2017
Nominated for Pushcart Prize 2016 by Manhattan Review
Highly Commended in Forward Prizes for Poetry 2015
Placed in various poetry competitions eg First Prize
Cinnamon Press Single Poem Competition 2016
Highly Commended, National Poetry Competition 2011
Awarded Literature Wales Bursary 2013.
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