Work as editor

The Fortnightly Review, Contributing Editor, 2018 to present.

Shadowtrain online poetry journal, Founding Editor, 2006-2015. Shadowtrain is preserved by the British Library in its online archives. See:

Crossings Over: Poetry from the Cheshire Prize for Literature 2016 (University of Chester Press, 2017).

Patches of Light: Short Stories from the Cheshire Prize for Literature 2015 (University of Chester Press, 2016).

Pandora’s Box (print) and Pandora’s Inbox (online), General Editor, 2014-2022. These magazines featured a selection of the best creative writing by students and staff at the University of Chester. Two or three final-year undergraduates worked with me each year as student editors.

A Discoverie of Witches. From December 2011 to April 2012, I worked for Lancaster Litfest as editor of a commissioned book of poetry by Blake Morrison. This involved working closely with Blake on the final drafting and selection. In June 2012, I conducted a videoed interview with Blake, and hosted the book launch with a Q&A session at Litfest.