I write poetry, short fiction, creative non-fiction, radio and stage plays. I love giving voice to social issues without sounding polemical. I use humour in my work to put across serious problems, and to draw the audience into the worlds of a huge range of people who otherwise wouldn't have a voice.
I also really love tutoring kids and adults - to help them discover the joy of creating great stories anf finding their own voice and style - and encouraging them to really stretch their writing boundaries. more...