2011, Intimacies, forth-coming from Nunny Books, collection of PS’s poems
2010, Spires and Minarets, collection of PS’s poetry, Sunk Island Publishing
2010 April Renga, collaboration with Driftnet Poets, Wellhouse Publishing
2008 Art books, Selected Ben Nicholson Miniatures: PS’s poems with calligraphy in collaboration with letterer/ calligrapher Mick Paine
2004 Holy Week Sequence (T.C. Parry Press) collection of PS’s poems
2004 Seven Earth Odes (Endpapers Press) collection of PS’s poetry
2000 Mid Atlantic (CD) PS’s poems with musician Graeme Scott
2011, Anthology, Contemporary Literary Horizon, in English and Romanian translation.
2009, The Mantle Adorned, contributor, Poems in Praise of the Prophet, The Quilliam Press.
2009, Sama Ghazal Salaam UK, Persian, Arabian, Islamic and UK inspired poetry. Anthology contributor, Electraglade/Shutter Books
2008 Lincolnshire Anthology, Hang on to Your Hollyhocks, editor/ contributor Druidhill Publishing
2007 Anthology, Pendulum (Avalanche Books) 4 PS’s poems
2007 Spires and Steeples ( Arts NK) Commissioned to write poems for this anthology.
2006 Anthology, Haiku, (Wolds Words (Literature) Festival)
2006 Anthology, Tales of the Fox (CD) (Leeds Trinity and All Saints College)
2006 Anthology, North Yorkshire One Nine Nine (Sutton Press)
2005 Tundra Gap, editor/ contributor (Dream Catcher Books)
2005 International Other Voices, website
Performances & Workshops
Over 150 readings internationally of his own poetry. Some highlights: Off the Shelf Festival, Sheffield; Neo Cafe, Cockermouth; Borders in Oxford and Oxford St, London Borders Inverness; Poetry Festival, Bristol; Borders, Glasgow and Edinburgh; Word Power, Edinburgh; Lincoln Book Festival; Wolds Words Festival; Bradford, Beehive Poets; Sticky Bun Poets, Sheffield; Nehru Centre, London; Poetry Cafe, Salisbury; Borders, Cambridge; Derby Arts Centre; The Flux Gallery, Leeds; Blue Bell Cafe, Penrith; Amnesty International event, Newcastle; Edinburgh Festival of Middle Eastern Spirituality; Edinburgh Book Festival fringe; Art Bar, Toronto, Canada; Imagine House, Jacksonville, Ill, USA; LS 6 Cafe Leeds; Nunsthorpe Library Grimsby; Lit Live, Canada; Northern Scotland, guest of Scottish Arts Council; York Literature Festival, York, Borders with Jackie Kay; London Irish Centre, Asia House, London, Soho Cafe, London; Lauderdale House, London; Portico Cafe, Lincoln; Usher Gallery Cafe, Lincoln and also at Bolton College, Bradford College and at Leeds Trinity University College.
Poetry Mentoring (2009-2011) increased one to one work/ tutoring/ mentoring
with paying clients, monthly sessions, arranged with complete flexibility
Co Tutoring Residential Workshops:
2009 co-leads 3 day residential writers retreat as part of Wolds Words Festival.
2010 leads five day poetry retreat at Greetham in the Lincolnshire Wolds, no public funding
ages varied from 20s’ to 60s’. Excellent feedback and contacts, follow on retreats planned
Sessional Tutor, CG Partnership, Gainsborough 2010, at Foundry Learning Centre,
2 courses: Spring and in Autumn, age range from 20s – 60s’
Workshop leader: e.g. University of Lincoln 2010,Wigan Words Festival, Asia House (London) 2010, Driftnet Poets, Grimsby 2006-09; Lit Com Festival (2008, 2010) Lincolnshire County Council, Lincoln Book Festival 2004-2007 Creative Writing walks around the old city. Workshops at Wolds Words Festival in 2008-2010. Edinburgh Middle Eastern Spirituality Festival 2008, Off the Shelf, Sheffield, 2005, Leeds Trinity Uni-College 2008-2011, Dream Catcher workshop York, 1998-2010, Wordsworth Trust, workshop on publishing 2005. Workshops in every district of Lincs (2001 – 2010).
Writer in Residence, 2007 North Kesteven District Council, Spires and Steeples project. Published Anthology resulted.
Writer in Residence, Lincoln Book Festival, 2004
Editor. Girls Friendly Society Platform, Skegness. 2004-05.
Out of the Shadows an anthology performed & toured from vulnerable young women.
Writer in Residence. Louth Literature Festival: Wolds Words 2004, Blackbird Flies
Disabled Adults Theatre Group. Performance. Poetic drama for many voices.
Writer in Residence. Whisby Nature, Park, Lincoln. 2001-04 10 workshops.
Writing, Editing and publishing Tundra Gap. All ages and abilities involved.
Prizes & Awards
2009, Commended in the Aesthetica International Poetry Competition
2009, Second place in the English Association Poetry Prize
2008 Won the competition for best poem in 2008 submitted
to the Nassau Review (US literature journal)
2008 Awarded a grant to develop freelance career, website and writer’s pack from East Midlands Business Ltd
2008 CD Mid Atlantic (see publication list) accepted for the Sound Blast, a Poetry Book Society and Apples and Snakes collaborative retail website
2007 Accepted on Lincolnshire Creative Solution Initiatives programme, went on to win extra funds to develop writing skills: attending W.B Yeats Summer School in Slago, Ireland; Residential Course at the Aldeburgh Poetry Festival and an Arvon Course at The Hurst in Shosphire, by invitation.
2006 First and second places in the Wolds Words haiku competition
2004 Arts Council of England, Grants for the Arts, to develop freelance career and work with disabled adults (Blackbird Flies) to create a performance piece.