Waiting, Hope & Expectation

Really looking forward to reading with poet Ann Pilling  at Christ Church, Brondesbury, London NW6. 7:30 – 9:pm on Friday 24th November. Join us for an evening of poetry, music and reflection for the season of Advent. Followed by a reception provided by The Parlour. Retiring collection in aid of St Laurence’s Larder. poster   Read more

My Reading Tour of the USA in pictures

Thank you to all my friends and colleagues for inviting me to read at these amazing venues. First Stop Porter Square, Cambridge Mass                                          Second Stop Grolier, Cambridge Mass                 Third Stop The Hudson Valley Writers’ Centre, New York                  Fourth Stop Barnard College, New York             […] Read more

The Bloomsbury Festival

Independent Voices Delighted to be reading at The Bloomsbury Festival on Wednesday 18th October with poets Rory Waterman & Nicholas Murray for an evening of political poetry. Venue: Lumen URC, 88 Tavistock Place, London, WC1H 9RS Time: 7.30 pm Tickets: £5 We will be joined by readers Sarah Chatwin, Mark Unwin and Jean Woollard who will present […] Read more

Thank You Chris Kinsey for your Review in Planet Review by Chris Kinsey, Planet Thursday, August 3, 2017 Caroline Smith’s poems about people seeking asylum are astonishing. They’re as clear and precise as surgical scalpels. These poems, sterilised from despair and anger, do not seek to accuse or wound. They make incisions to implant empathy […] Read more