Events & Projects

Very glad to see my wee post-referendum poem ungrasped in the latest Northwords Now. It is a  great magazine, edited Read more
Check out Gutter 11. Lots of great writing, including my poem hospital tea break You should think about subscribing (or Read more
Enjoying my copy of the latest New Writing Scotland: Songs Of Other Places, which includes the first (draft) chapter of Read more
The first chapter of my novel (in progress) will be in the new edition of New Writing Scotland. The novel, Read more
I have been offered a place on this Scottish Book Trust scheme. I will be working with Zoe Strachan over Read more
Very pleased to have my poem On Benbulben in the latest edition of Gutter. Read more
If you have not managed to link in with tell it slant, Ellen McAteer's poetry bookshop, check out the fb Read more
The Da   Dinner was cooked by my (fair) hand then dishes, cutlery, pots, other various bits’n’bobs, left youthfully expressed Read more
The Poem of the Month  for November is wedding, a poem written some years ago when the idea of gay Read more
I will be reading at the Callander Poetry Weekend on Saturday 7 September in the late morning session. Follow the Read more
For any writer, the search for an agent is a hard one. I have recently started and have three rejections Read more
The poem of the month for May is a tiny taste of the work of W B Yeats. From the Read more
I have a poem published in the current edition of Northwords Now. Page eight (In Blanchland again). Northwords Now is Read more
Follow the link to see February on the Moss, the poem for March  You can also find out more about Read more
A departure this month. Follow the link to the Red Ensemble video of their interpretation of my poem Right. The Read more
A short review of the collection in the latest edition of Northwords Now. Guest reviewer Lesley Harrison writes: "Charlie Gracie’s Read more
Haiku for Andy Murray The start of a new year and hopefully more joy for our country. Katrina Shepherd's haiku Read more
Click here for this month's offering ... November is the month of the Holy Souls. We remember our loved ones Read more