My CV

Biography

Dominic is a writer and creative educationalist who originated from Grimsby, North East Lincolnshire. His first poetry collection, The Northern Line, was published by Winter Goose Publishing in March 2015, and his second, I Can’t Find Me, was published in April 2016.

Literature

Publications
I Can’t Fine Me, due March 2016, Winter Goose Publishing
The Northern Line, published March 2015, Winter Goose Publishing

Editor
Growing Up in our House, published December 2014 via The Fostering Network
Being With Me Will Help You Learn by Thomas McColl, November 2015 via Listen Softly London
Your Attempt to Enjoy This Poem is Considered Unsatisfactory by Gary Hartley, June 2016 via Listen Softly London
The Days After by Rebecca Parfitt, April 2017 via Listen Softly London

Writing residency
Paris Lit Up – Writing residency, March/April 2016

Literary curation and publishing
Become
August 2016 – present
Editor of Become and Become Junior  

Listen Softly London
November 2013 – present
Editor-in-chief and live literary event curator

Education and mentoring
Ministry of Stories, London
October 2014 – July 2016
Specialising in leading and delivering poetry workshops to children aged 7-12;
Weekly writing mentor for children aged 7-12.
Leading poetry and writing workshops for adult volunteers at the Ministry of Stories

Writerz & Scribez
June 2016 – August 2016
Delivering creative writing workshops in homeless shelters

Paris Lit Up, Paris
April 2016
Delivery of creative writing workshops to adults

BookTrust, London
October 2015
Delivering writing workshops on the theme of identity to children aged 4-8 as part of the Garden House School Poetry Festival

Shadow facilitation, London
February 2015
Shadowing writing facilitator Pete Bearder at Curwen School, Newham, London

Unseen Tours, London
November 2013 – October 2014
Mentoring homeless young people and adults in London, and supporting them in creating guided tours as a form of sustainable income

Performance and public exhibitions
March/April 2017
Tour of England with Paris Lit Up – Seven dates

2013 – Present
Performed poetry live at gigs and art festivals in England, Wales, and France

November 2014
Brent Remembers – Brent Civic Centre
Digital War Memorial supported by the Arts Council

Theatre
The Midlife of Margot, The Ophelia, London, December 2014

Journalism
The Muswell Flyer, Highgate Handbook, and Crouch End Connection
November 2015 – Present
Book reviewer

After Nyne magazine
December 2014 – January 2016
Writing features, and literature, theatre, and restaurant reviews

Foster Care magazine
October 2011 – August 2016
Writing features, interviews, and book reviews

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