Writing & Awards


Edwin Morgan Poetry Award 2022

Scottish Book Trust New Writer’s Award 2022


Bird Cherry, Verve Poetry Press. 2023.

Magazine / journal pubications:

April River’ in Our Time is a Garden anthology. 2023.

‘Yesterday’s Snow’ Interpret Magazine 8. 2022.

Attend’ in Propel 1. 2022.

‘My Granny Dreams of Guyana’ in New Writing Scotland 40. 2022.

I’ve Been Hiding’ 2021 Mixtape: Writer’s of Colour Audio Anthology. 2022.

The Whitby’ poem of the week in The Scotsman. 2021.

The Whitby’ in Best Scottish Poems 2020. 2021.

Dock Leaves’ in Things That Happen Every Year in a Cycle zine. April 2021.

Dock Leaves’ poem of the week in The Scotsman. 2020.

Dock Leaves’ commissioned by The Scottish Poetry Library. 2020.

Parting’ and Cauliflower’ in Middleground. 2020.

A Swimming Pool with a Glass Roof’ in Butcher’s Dog. 2020.

The Whitby’ in Gutter 21. 2020.

The Whitby’ runner up in the Grierson Verse Prize 2019.

Edinburgh Multicultural Festival