Selected Bibliography


  • Proof of Life on Earth (Nine Arches Press, 2022)
  • Weighing of the Heart (Blueprint, 2021)
  • Handling Stolen Goods (Peepal Tree Press, 2019)
  • Record and Play (Red Squirrel Press, 2014)
  • Between the Floorboards (ID on Tyne, 2010)


  • After Sylvia: Poems and Essays in Celebration of Sylvia Plath (Nine Arches, 2022)
  • More Fiya: A New Collection of Black British Poetry (Canongate, 2022)
  • Filigree: Contemporary Black British Poetry (Peepal Tree Press, 2018)
  • Some Cannot Be Caught: The Emma Press Book of Beasts (The Emma Press, 2018)
  • Crossings: Poets Respond to the Art of Sean Scully (Newcastle Centre for the Literary Arts, 2018)
  • When We Speak (National Black Archive, 2018)
  • Ten: Poets of the New Generation (Bloodaxe, 2017)
  • The Mighty Stream: Poems in celebration of Martin Luther King (Bloodaxe, 2017)
  • Writing Motherhood (Seren, 2017)
  • Among Woods and Water (Northern Poetry Library, 2016)
  • Urban Myths and Legends (The Emma Press, 2016)