I am a poet who publishes and gives readings of his work, and also runs workshops. In recent years I have developed a special interest in dementia and bringing the arts to those with the condition; this includes helping them to write their original poems.
Windhorse: Poems Rockingham Press: Herts (1995)
Writing for Self-Discovery (with Myra Schneider) Element: London (1998), reissued
You Are Words: Dementia Poems Hawker: London (1997)
Openings: Dementia Poems and Photographs (with Carl Cordonnier) Hawker (2000)
Communication and the Care of People with Dementia (with Kate Allan) Open
University Press (2001)
The Arts and Dementia Care: a Resource Guide (with Anne Basting) National Center
For Aging: New York (2003)
CHAPTERS IN BOOKS
A Matter of Life and Death of the Mind in C. Hunt and F. Sampson Eds. The Self on
the Page: Theory and Practice of Creative Writing in Personal Development
Jessica Kingsley: London (1998)
Magic Mirrors: What People with Dementia Show us About Ourselves in A. Jewell Ed.
Spirituality and Ageing Jessica Kingsley (2003)
?It is Mine! It is Mine!?: Writing and Dementia in F. Sampson Ed. Creative Writing in
Health Care Jessica Kingsley: London (2003)
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