Biography

Who am I?

I studied at Oxford University and did my Masters at London University. I was named ‘Poet-in-Residence’ by The Wordsworth Trust: The Centre for British Romanticism (2008-2009). I won the Somerset Maugham Award 2011 and the Eric Gregory Award (2008).

Words of wisdom

“Have patience with everything that remains unsolved in your heart…live in the question.”
― Rainer Maria Rilke, Letters to a Young Poet

How I’ll teach you

“Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.”
― W.B. Yeats

Read my full academic profile on the Department of English at MMU website.

Published Work