What I heard on the Last Cassette Player in the World out now

Ben’s second collection is out now with Indigo Dreams Publishing. Keep an eye on the calendar for readings, workshops & other events promoting this book across the UK!

His first collection is ‘After the Poet, the Bar’ (Indigo Dreams Publishing, 2016).

He is published in the anthologies ‘Poems from the Borders’ and ‘Poems from Pembrokeshire’ (Seren Books, 2019), and ‘For the Silent: an anthology in aid of the work of the League Against Cruel Sports’ (Indigo Dreams Publishing, 2019).

Ben’s third collection ‘The kindness of the eel’ will be published with The Poetry Business in 2020.


Ben’s work has also appeared in: The North / Riggwelter Press / Moonchild Magazine / Foxtrot Uniform / Algebra of OwlsMilk + BeansBonnie’s CrewWords for the WildDoor Is A JarVamp CatEunoia ReviewConfluenceThe KindlingAshThe HedgeCatweazleClear Poetry‘Ways to Peace’ anthology (Dean Writers Circle, 2019) / ‘V10’ anthology (Gloucestershire Poetry Society, 2019)


Ben’s academic paper ‘Writing ourselves into the earth: poetry and its role in understanding the climate crisis’ was presented at the World Youth Forum: Rights to Dialogue in Trieste, Italy and is published in the Forum’s journal.

He has written on the fall of the Berlin Wall’s effect on European Literature in Are We Europe.

Ben has won various awards and has performed at numerous festivals, events and appearances across the UK and beyond. For more information visit his calendar.