Publications

Best of British Short Stories 2023 (Salt Publishing). My first fiction story, The Beard, which was published last year in Glimpse, the first anthology of Black British speculative fiction (Peepal Tree Press, ed. Leone Ross) has been republished in this anthology edited by Nicholas Royle. Order here.

Author, Introduction to Covert 3 magasine – writing by BIPOC writers on the natural heritage of the South Downs, pub by Writing Our Legacy. Order here

We Hear You Now: a 16 part series of speculative writing and poetry I have curated and co-written, now installed on Listening Points as an audio series across the Seven Sisters and Sussex Coastal landscape, UK – and also online.  It features work by myself,  Akila Richards, Joyoti Grech Cato, Razia Aziz, Georgina Aboud, Georgina Parke, Jenny Arach, Oluwafemi Hughes, Dulani Kulasinghe, Pauline Rutter and Sheila Auguste. This project is one of the main legacies of my role as inaugural Writer-in Residence (2020-23)  across that landscape, commissioned and in partnership with the South Downs National Park Authority and majority funded by Arts Council England.

We Hear You Now Guest Edition editor, WritersMosaic (a division of the Royal Literary Fund) May-July 2023.

Sable Lit / The Literary Consultancy Chapter and Verse scholarship for development of debut manuscript, In the Skin of a Stranger.

Contributing poet, Covert Literary Magasine. Writing Our Legacy, guest editors Dean Atta, Umi Sinha.

Poetry commission: Care(free), poem (2020, 12 mins, Soundcloud), commissioned by Birkbeck Gender and Sexuality as part of Associate Research Fellowship (2015-2020)

Longlisted for S I Leeds Literary Prize, 2020 for debut novel manuscript, In the Skin of. a Stranger, in progress. 

Contributor, Hidden Sussex: Fiction, non-fiction and poetry from the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic experience. (Co-author). Writing Our Legacy’s new anthology.

Curated Library shelf of my own writing and influential books, Akerman Daly online

Where There is a Ruin, long poem for performance in Coventry Cathedral, RISING PEACE FORUM, 2016.

Poetry Provocation: Through a Wall: artists addressing conflict, Kings College , 2015

Poetry Provocation: The Book of Debts (Burning the Books touring text), 2012-15

Media: read an article with Alinah in the Guardian on The Book of Debts project.

Academic articles and writing on my visual and performance work

Published_Voices _ Magna Carta March 2015 :  an article I wrote for Wi-Life magasine on the process of making the NUWSS Banner for the Magna Carta Anniversaries.

FIBER VISIONS, HANGZHOU TRIENNIALE OF FIBER ART, CATALOGUE, 2013. 

RETURNING HOME : THE GIFTS AND THE INFLUENCE OF THE ARDABIL CARPET. Textile: The Journal of Cloth and Culture, Volume 11, Number 2, July 2013, pp. 188-195(8). Publisher: Bloomsbury Journals (formerly Berg Journals)

THE PRESENT MOMENT (ARTICLE ON GIVING INTO GIFT) Total Theatre, Winter 2011/12, Vol 23, Issue 4, p8-9.The Present Moment’ by  Tim Jeeves. Order here

THE  SHAPE OF THINGS: THE GIFTS / STILL LIVING (2010) Catalogue; double publication with colour illustrations and text by Frances Loeffler, Janis Jefferies, Julia Carver and David Kay.  >>Read online here

BEING WOVEN: THE TRANSFORMATION OF THE SELF THRUGH WOVEN SPACE (2010)Textile Volume 8 Issue 1: The Journal of Cloth & Culture, Text by Alinah Azadeh, Photos by David Ramkalawon and Lilian Simonsson, March 2010. >> Order here

My BLOGS:

INTERHUMAN (FABRICA RESIDENCY BLOG) >> Read Here. 

BURNING THE BOOKS (TOURING): ARTISTS BLOG (live)  >> Read Here 

THE GIFTS OF THE DEPARTED : ARTIST  BLOG, 2013 >> Online at Artist’s Talking 

BURNING THE BOOKS (R+D): ARTISTS BLOG, 2012-13 >> Online at Artist’s Talking 

PORTRAITS OF THE UNSEEN : ARTIST BLOG, 2010 >> Online on Artist’s Talking 

THE SHAPE OF THINGS : ARTIST BLOG, 2009- 10 >> Online on Artist’s Talking 

UNWRAPPING THE GIFT : ARTIST BLOG, 2008-9 >> Online on Artist’s Talking 

ORIGIN INTERACTIVE: CRAFTING SPACE : ARTIST BLOG, 2008 >> Online on Artist’s Talking