My literary CV

Biography

Dominic is a writer, journalist, and creative educator. He has published two poetry collections, edited two national magazines, and performs and curates live spoken word.

Literature

Publications

I Can’t Find Me, Winter Goose Publishing, 2016
The Northern Line, Winter Goose Publishing, 2015

Editing

Listen Softly Press
Editor in Chief
November 2013 – present

Performance, chairing, residencies, and public exhibitions

Live performance

I have performed poetry live at gigs and art festivals in England, Scotland, Wales, and France – including a tour of England with the Paris Lit Up collective.
2013 – Present

Listen Softly
Monthly live literature event curator and MC
November 2013 – present

University of Edinburgh

Event chair, University of Edinburgh Visiting Writers Series
March 2019

Expert panellist, University of Edinburgh, The Business Conference
May 2019

The Midlife of Margot (theatre)
Playwright
The Ophelia, London
December 2014

Paris Lit Up
Writing residency in Paris
March/April 2016

Education and mentoring

Ness Book Fest, Scotland
I delivered creative writing workshops to Ness Book Fest attendees.
October 2017

Ministry of Stories, London
I delivered poetry workshops to children aged 7-12, as well as being a weekly writing mentor for children aged 7-12. I also led poetry and writing workshops for adult volunteers.
October 2014 – July 2016

Writerz & Scribez
I delivered creative writing workshops in homeless shelters, for homeless and vulnerably housed participants.
June 2016 – August 2016

Paris Lit Up, Paris
I delivered creative writing workshops to adults as part of a writer’s residency.
April 2016

BookTrust, London
I delivered writing workshops to children aged 4-8 at the Garden House School Poetry Festival.
October 2015

Curwen School, London
I delivered creative writing workshops at Curwen School, London.
February 2015

Unseen Tours, London
I mentored homeless adults, supporting them to create guided tours as a form of sustainable income.
November 2013 – October 2014

Journalism

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

Become magazine and Become Junior magazine
I was the Editor in Chief of two national magazines for children and young people.
August 2016 – October 2018

After Nyne magazine
I wrote features, and literature, theatre, and restaurant reviews.
December 2014 – January 2016

Foster Care magazine
I wrote features, interviews, and book reviews.
October 2011 – August 2016

Qualifications

2004 – 2007 Kingston University, London
BA (HONS) 2:1. Creative Writing and English Literature

2001 – 2004 Franklin College, Lincolnshire
A-Levels – Photography, English Literature, English Language

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