March 2022 The poem Aquafit to be broadcast on Radio 3’s Words and Music, failed as actor couldn’t manage a Glaswegian accent
16 March 2022 Entries for the Rosemary McLeish poetry prize closed.
6 December 2021 On her birthday, entries for The Rosemary McLeish Poetry Prize open.
24 November – 1 December 2021 Solo exhibition at the Halpern Gallery, Chatham.
October 2021 Open studio exhibition.
October 2021 Rosie’s Tea Party exhibited at Creek Creative, Faversham.
February 2021 Publication of Confluence 12 with poems and artwork by Rosemary.
September 2020 Announcement of the Rosemary McLeish Poetry Prize.
23rd August 2020 Sadly, Rosemary McLeish died on this day of metastatic breast cancer.
August 2020 My poem Talking to the Dodo accepted for publication in the forthcoming anthology Beautiful Creatures being produced by The Poetry Village in October
July 2020 My poem Urchins accepted for publication in the forthcoming Grey Hen Press anthology Reflected Light
June 2020 Delighted to be reading my poems Exile and Cat Sanctuary at the York Refugee Week Poetry Festival
June 2020 Two poems selected for the longlist of the Yaffle Prize – Sisyphus Rocks and Lost in the Labyrinth. They will be published in Whirlagust 2.
June 2020 Article My Writing Life published by The Blue Nib
May 2020 Glowing review of Defragmentation by Melissa Todd in The Blue Nib
April 2020 In conversation with Angela Dye in the Blue Nib
April 2020 Reading my poem Skeleton from Defragmentation on Blue Nib Inkpods
March 2020 My second collection Defragmentation published by Wordsmithery
March 2020 The poem Double Period Maths has been accepted for the forthcoming Bloody Amazing anthology.
February 2020 I am headlining an hour at the Faversham Literary Festival. Listen to the hour here
February 2020 My new collection Defragmentation is with the publishers, Wordsmithery.
February 2020 The Last Time I Got Hysterical in the Night accepted for publication in the anthology Witches, Warriors, Workers edited by Jane Burn and Fran Lock.
January 2020 Well Wadded with Stupidity accepted for the collection An Insubstantial Universe an anthology celebrating the bicentenary of the birth of George Eliot, edited by Amina Alyal and Edwin Stockdale, published by Yaffle Press
July 2019 No More Sanctuary awarded joint second Prize in the Lord Whiskey Animal Sanctuary Poetry Competition. Two other poems shortlisted and the final one “especially valued”.
May 2019 Poems published in the anthology for the League Against Cruel Sports For the Silent and the Grey Hen chap book Further Than It Looks. I am in very good company in these.
March 2019 Paintings used as art in Confluence Issue 9Confluence Cover
March 2019 The poem I Am A Field will be up on display by the Solar Greenway cycle path near York
March 7th-9th 2019 Textile work displayed in International Women’s Day Exhibition, Faversham
February 21st 2019 Book launch at The Poetry Cafe, London
February 9th 2019 Book launch at Breaking Bread Rochester ME1 1FG
January 2019 My first collection I am a field published by Wordsmithery
January 2019 New Wine awarded second prize at the Bedford Writing Competition
December 2018 Red Rebecca awarded second prize at the MsLexia/Poetry Book Society competition.