We are the Walrus

The cover of my new collection, We are the Walrus, just gone to the printers! I’m delighted, thank you Siobhan Hutson-Jeanotte at Salmon Poetry. Hoping to see everyone at the (online only) launch – Weds Nov 9th at 7pm, hosted by Charlie Byrne’s Bookshop, Galway – with guest speaker Catherine Ann Cullen. Zoom link to come. Details will also be on CB’s web and Facebook pages nearer the time.


London Drama Book Club – February 27th

Looking forward to London Drama’s online book club this Sunday Feb 27th, 5-6pm (UK time) where we’ll be reading/acting out a short play, ‘A Piece of the Cake’ from my teaching resource: Interdependence Day – Teaching the Sustainable Development Goals through Drama (Afri). All welcome, here’s the link for free registration.  https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/book-club-a-piece-of-the-cake-tickets-271067679727?aff=efbeventtix&fbclid=IwAR0-tNzescKgJUrl6Ij5M-jzjoHddJtaqw4cCDgewSbiBTWmrakicBX1lJQ

London Drama Book Club

I’m delighted to be the invited guest at London Drama’s online Book Club next Sunday January 23rd, 5.30-7pm, sharing and discussing extracts from my novel Jules and Rom – Sci-fi meets Shakespeare (Matador UK) and talking about my drama work, including the new Afri publication, Interdependence Day: Teaching the Sustainable Development Goals through Drama for All Ages. Tickets available from London Drama Facebook Group.

Octocon 2021

I’m thrilled to be participating in my first (online) sci-fi lit festival, Octocon 2021 – the organisers have put together an amazing programme. Very happy to be reading from my novel Jules and Rom – Sci-fi meets Shakespeare on Saturday 2nd Oct at 4.30pm, then I’m on a panel discussing ‘consciousness in sci-fi’ at 8pm. It’s free and all are welcome!


I’m delighted the paperback version of my novel is finally out there! it was launched online Wednesday April 14th 2021 at 8pm – hosted by Vinny Browne at Charlie Byrne’s Bookshop with wonderful guest speaker Emily Cullen.  Here’s the link to the launch video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0fVwS0JC3Gk

Also a link to a great article in the Galway Advertiser!


Jules & Rom

Interdependence Day!

It was brilliant being part of an amazing Feile Bride event on Saturday Feb 5th – talking about my new book published by Afri – Interdependence Day! Teaching the Sustainable Development Goals through Drama for All Ages. It’s available from Afri, email: admin@afri.ie (It was fun too doing a poem written especially for the day, titled … ‘Interdependence Day!’

Here’s a link to a short film clip focusing on the book and the poem – then a link to the full event.