Christine Update

11th November, 2022

Christine has been very ill, but is improving. She is due for a heart operation soon, but is still writing and editing, particularly focusing on her third collection Clouds Form Strange Monsters in the Mind, set in and celebrating Bradford.

Please keep asking for her two books: She Looks Out of my Face and Granny Knot.

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Christine reads ‘Fruitflower’ at StillBorn book launch

7th March, 2018

Forthcoming 22nd March 2018, 6 to 8 pm at Northern Print, Newcastle upon Tyne…

Christine’s reading of her poem ‘Fruitflower’ commissioned by artist Adinda van ‘t Klooster for the launch of her book StillBorn, which includes the images of fifteen artworks on the theme of stillbirth and twelve poems in response to the artworks commissioned from a range of professional poets.

The poem ‘Fruitflower’ was a response to Adinda’s artwork ‘More Hole than Whole’ on the theme of grief related to stillbirth. (See Christine’s post on the process of writing)

More information on the Still Born project.

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13th February, 2018

ChapelArtsFM, on Peter Spafford’s programme ‘Love the Words More’#52.

Christine reading from Granny Knot, plus poems by Paul Drinkwater, the ‘fireman poet’.

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Granny Knot

5th February, 2018

Granny Knot book cover

Granny Knot is published by Cinnamon Press and is also available from Amazon.

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