Over the years I have written to many commissions, not just Tailormade Poems. These came from residencies, festivals and projects. Some are detailed below.
For the Walking on Wyre project I was asked to write a piece to reflect the river, its history and people. You can read about the project here
I wrote on Ursa Minor for Heavenly Bodies, an anthology of the 88 constellations published by Beautiful Dragons Press.
A sequence of four poems about the changing light at the mouth of the Lune was commissioned for Lancaster Lights by Litfest in 2013.
2003-2005 I was the inaugural poet in residence for Calderdale Libraries in West Yorkshire. Responsible for establishing reading groups and promoting poetry reading throughout the library service, the residency culminated in a collaborative publication, with artists John Lyons and Hafsah Naib, called Reading is Believing.