Writing

Scholarship for an underrepresented writer

Scholarship for an underrepresented writer

As part of the retreat, we will be offering one heavily discounted place to one underrepresented writer who would otherwise not be able to afford the retreat. 

This place will be offered to one female (cis or trans) writer from a community underrepresented or marginalised in the publishing industry. This includes writers from Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic and LGBTQ+ communities, writers with disabilities or who are neurodiverse and socio-economically marginalised writers over the age of 18 are eligible to apply. Read on to find out more.


Book your place on our writing retreats

Book your place on our writing retreats

I am absolutely over the moon to announce that you can now book your place on our Writing Retreat at Trevessa Farmhouse in Cornwall from 18-21 September. 

Joining me on the retreat will be writer Katie Whittington and book coach Dr Georgina Green (George)

We are also delighted to launch a scholarship for an underrepresented writer.

We believe that everyone should have the opportunity to attend one of...


I've just had a baby poem by Lucy Beckley

I've just had a baby poem by Lucy Beckley

My poem following the prompt from Annie Ridiout and The Mum Poem Press, I've just had a baby. It's also an ode to surgical births during Caesarean Section Awareness Month.

While the dust
Of my being
Carpets the floor
Sparkly particles
Of the one
I was before...


How poetry has helped parents through lockdown

How poetry has helped parents through lockdown

I recently wrote a piece for the wonderful Popshot Magazine about 'How poetry has helped parents through lockdown'. Read a little excerpt here...


Blood Moon Journal

Blood Moon Journal

I'm truly honoured that one of my poems has been included in issue two of the Blood Moon Journal, [in]bloom.