Happy National Poetry Day 2021! Here's my latest poem; an ode, of sorts, to how poetry can be found in our lives every single day.
Poem | Quiet, please
Naturally, to mark Libraries Week 2021, I penned a poem, celebrating these special places. Happy reading!
Jo Fisher Writes turns FIVE: five things I’ve learned about writing this year
To mark five years of blogging on this site, here are five things the last year has taught me about writing.
Poem | Leading Lady
I don't know about you, but I'm ready for the world's performance this autumn.
Botanical lettering workshops with Amy Harwood at The Lunch Lounge, Southampton
AD - PR ticket | Being well aware of my reignited love of art, local illustrator Amy Harwood kindly invited me a long to one of her first 'in person' workshops since the pandemic began – a botanical lettering event hosted in Southampton city-centre eatery The Lunch Lounge.
Poem | No Time
A poem inspired by William Henry Davies's 'Leisure'.
Vote | God’s House Tower’s new neon artwork!
I'm VERY excited to share that I'm in the final two in a local neon artwork commission!
Poem | Resolute
One year ago today, we were told to simply stay at home. I've attempted to summarise my feelings in this poem.
Me, Myself and Instagram
I've become somewhat of a social media addict. I'm not sure if it's been exacerbated by the last year of lockdowns and deprivation of human contact, but that there is my confession. So when my lovely friend Bronwen asked me to write an essay on the theme of Vanity for her passion project, Artemis, I knew I had to address this issue, and perhaps even tackle it head on.
Poem | Re: Your Last Email
This poem, titled Re: Your Last Email, asks us to explore the language women use in their emails; the overly apologetic and careful wording often taken adopted, compared to the more assertive and direct messages often sent by their male counterparts.