Long listed for the WALKING HOME writing competition run in January & February 2022

Be foxy.
Swing your tail as you amble along,

Hang out loose or should it be louche? 
You choose.

Fit and lithe, lengthen your stride.

Then leap that fence
As your tawny eyes spy an interesting guy.

Read more from the Long List of poems and stories submitted to the WALKING HOME writing competition. Watch winning authors reading their work on the video of the Write About Walking Home showcase event that took place on Sunday 25 September 2022.

Itching to write something yourself? Submit a piece to our Shorelines project, and invite your friends to read it aloud. Join one of our creative writing workshops or keep up to date with all our competitions by signing up to our curated newsletter here.

Purchase a copy of WALKING 2022 – an illustrated anthology of poems and stories on the theme of “Walking Home” for €4.99+p&p (see image to the left) or go for a bundle of WALKING 2022 AND WALKING 2021 – a similar illustrated anthology of poems and stories on the theme of “Walking and Listening”- a bumper package of 27 poems and stories and save €1.50 (see image to the right). Purchase from our Shop.

Bundle of two illustrated anthologies



Now retired, I'm keeping my brain alive by studying for a Photography degree with the Open College of the Arts - the distance-learning arm of the University of the Creative Arts. I live in Surrey and enjoy walks around my local area, looking for beauty ...


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