Link to essay in Arc Magazine about writing experimentally, citing ‘her door is missing’, ‘and now came the ashes’, and ‘tessellation’.

Link to text of talk given around erasure poems in bird of winter at StAnza 22 in St Andrews with recordings of the poems in sequence. The talk begin halfway through the blog: ‘What we cannot say and how we say it’.

Essay on ‘je suis son petit chat’ January 2022:  ‘Welcoming back ‘the little cat’ : holding and healing childhood trauma in the artworks we make.’

‘je suis son petit chat il est mon papa’   bath magg 8 recording. 

BLUE :  A new poem, published in Wasafiri online on 2 August 2021 with a photograph by Cam Brennan chosen by Nina Mingya Powles. 

I think she is beginning: alice hiller on adolescence as self-reclamation in four poems from bird of winter published in The Friday Poem.

bird of winter, Pavilion Poetry, Liverpool University Press, May 2021.

Magma  Changeling Issue 2019

perverse issue 2A

Poetry London Summer 2019

The Stand Volume 17 

Cambridge Literary Review 12 Script issue 2019


Selection Midnight Listening Jerwood Arvon Anthology

Creative Futures Chemistry Anthology 2018

Hippocrates anthology 2018

Non Fiction

 The T-Shirt Book,  Ebury Press, 1988.

‘“An Avenue to Some Degree of Profit and Reputation” : The Sketch Book as Washington Irving’s entrée and undoing.’ Journal of American Studies 31, 1997 Cambridge University Press.

‘The Perverse Tourism of Captain Basil Hall’ Studies in Travel Writing 3, 1999, Nottingham Trent University.

‘“This Strangest of Countries” The Letters of Fanny Kemble’

Literary Imagination 10 no 3 Oxford University Press, 2008.



‘Turbid Waters : Fanny Kemble – A Performed Life’ Essays in Criticism LVIII 3 2008 Oxford University Press.

‘New Ambossa: Bernardine Evaristo Blonde Roots’ TLS August 2015

‘Oliver Black : Shrunk’ TLS In Brief December 2016

‘Anna Stothard : The Museum of Cathay’ TLS In Brief March 2017

‘Wioletta Greg : Swallowing Mercury’ TLS In Brief June 2017

‘Inua Ellams Selected Poets : #Afterhours : TLS In Brief June 2017

‘Jean Hanff Korelitz : The Devil and Webster’ : TLS In Brief September 2017.

‘Squeezing Between the Corpses : Pascale Petit Mama Amazonica and Anne Michaels All We Saw’ Poetry Review 107:4 Winter 2017.

‘Sideways on to everything we knew : Andrew Motion Essex Clay  and Ruth Padel Emerald’ Poetry Review  108:3 Autumn 2018

‘Rachael Allen, Mona Arshi, Gerry Loose’ Magma 75 Autumn 2019. 

‘Even When Joy is Amputated’: Theresa Lola, Fatimah Ashgar and Norman Erikson Pasaribu Poetry London Autumn 2019. 

Review: Sideways on to everything we knew

harana poetry issue one:

Further harana reviews issues 2, 4 & 5. 


Pascale Petit for Le Mot Juste en Anglais

 The French version –

The English version –


Short listed 2017 & 2019 Bridport Prize

Commended 2018 Hippocrates Prize

Highly Commended Creative Futures 2018

Shortlisted inaugural Rebecca Swift Award

Short listed 2018 Arts Foundation Poetry Prize.