Poem in U.S. Journal

  The Rockvale Review Issue 4 May 2019 is just out – and my poem Daughter from the Frida Kahlo collection is in there, paired with a photograph by Nashville artist Ashley Trabue. Founding editor Sandy Coomer discusses how she chose the 33 poems from 1500 – and how musical compositions were commissioned to accompany…

Haunted Places Event 2020

You’re warmly invited to the following chilling event. Thursday, 29 October 2020, 7.00-9.30pm online, via Zoom   Free but prior registration is required via Eventbrite  This event – comprising eight short presentations – is the first in an irregular series which across 2020-21 will explore new ways to investigate the relationship between places and hauntings. Introduction: the…

Book Launch

Apus will be launched at a free webinar on Tuesday November 3rd 2020. Carolyn will read poems from the collection to a backdrop of images of Mexico taken by fine art photographer Michele Lazenby. Mexican-born Dr. Elizabeth Uruchurtu will introduce the event. Tickets available on Eventbrite here Signed limited edition copies of Apus £6 including…

“Edged with the surreal”: Apus Chapbook Reviewed by Journal

July 2020   “Impressionistic … often edged with the surreal” is how Book Reviews editor of Orbis Noel Williams has described Apus. Williams has reviewed the chapbook of 20 poems inspired by the life of Mexican artist Frida Kahlo in the latest edition of the international literary journal. He writes: “As background, her [Kahlo’s] paintings…

Chapbook Apus Listed on New Website

May 2020 Poet Colin Bancroft has launched a new poetry site on which my chapbook Apus is featured. Apus – 20 poems inspired by the life of Mexican artist Frida Kahlo – is listed in A Poet’s Directory – a comprehensive resource of journals, magazines and websites. The website also includes a sample poem Ritual…

New Chapbook

Chapbook of 20 poems after Frida Kahlo published by The Red Ceilings Press.