For literary enquiries, please contact Caroline Walsh at David Higham for children’s writing, Imogen Pelham at Marjacq for adult’s and Leah Middleton for TV / film.

For publicity queries relating to my adult writing, please contact Hannah Bright at Midas PR ( If you’re specifically interested in love related broadcast or events, you might find my showreel helpful.

If you would like me to speak, run writing workshops, or be a Poet in Residence / Patron of Reading at your school or organisation, please email Schools have described me / my visits as “engaging, entertaining and enlightening” (QSI International School of Chengdu, China), “One of the best visitors we have ever had in” (English Martyrs’ Catholic Voluntary Academy), and “the pupils still talk about it two years on!” (Bristol Grammar School).

You might find this short video about my workshops and these testimonials useful – and here, here and here are videos of me working with young people. You might also find the education section of my website helpful as it features resources like these.

I’ve run workshops with groups of 10-16,400 (both online and face-to-face) and have spoken / performed at the Royal Society of Medicine, Royal Institution, London School of Paediatrics, Wigmore Hall, Globe Theatre, BlackRock, Centre for Literacy in Primary Education, Northern Ireland Science Festival, Latitude Festival, Glasgow’s Aye Write!, Bath Music Festival, The Good Life Experience, York Festival of Ideas, Cheltenham Science and Cheltenham Literary Festivals.

When I’m not writing, I work with organisations around the world including the National Literacy Trust, Royal Society of Medicine, Royal British Legion, British Museum and UNICEF to try to improve the lives of children.

Photo credit: Ellie Kurttz and CLPE