Poetry Reading – Hexham Book Festival

Anne will be reading from her new collection Unruled Journal at Hexham Book Festival on Sunday 19th June, from 12 noon to 1pm, in Prior’s Hall, Hexham Abbey. She will be joined by poets Cynthia Fuller and Pippa Little in a reading of poems that will range across the North, celebrating its landscapes, stories and communities, while also exploring inner territories of the body, spirit and imagination. For more information and to buy tickets, visit

Poetry Reading – Newcastle Poetry Festival

Anne will be reading her poetry at the Newcastle Poetry Festival on Friday 6th May, 2.30 – 3.30pm. She will join poets Linda France and David Spittle. The event will be in-person at Northern Stage and live-streamed. Tickets can be bought here:

The Newcastle Poetry Festival will run from 5th – 7th May; this year’s theme is Emergency. The programme of events includes readings, performances, workshops and the Northern Poetry Symposium. In-person tickets and passes are available, with a full range of digital options to attend.

Poetry Reading: Three Voices from the North ~ Poetry of Place

Anne will be joining poets Linda France and Katrina Porteous at an online event hosted by Northumberland Libraries on Thursday 4th November from 7 – 8pm. They will each read a selection of poems on the theme of place. Their poems will explore the natural world; the climate crisis; the North; history, culture and language of communities; countries and borders. Tickets are free and can be booked online at Eventbrite:

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