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Dominic is an experienced writer, poet, journalist, and creative communicator who can deliver writing workshops, host and chair events, and participate as a panel member on a wide range of topics.
His two collections of poetry, The Northern Line (2016) and I Can’t Find Me (2018), were published worldwide by Winter Goose Publishing. His creative non-fiction book, Get Your Head In The Game, was published worldwide by Watkins Publishing (2020). He has also published poetry and journalism in national and international publications.
As a passionate advocate for others, Dominic hosted and curated the spoken word night, Listen Softly, in London and Edinburgh for eight years, as well as the first season of the Authors Unedited podcast promoting the work of Scottish authors.
Dominic has extensive experience as a creative educator, having delivered writing workshops at literary festivals and events across the UK and Europe. He has also worked with children from deprived areas through the Ministry of Stories in London and people experiencing homelessness through Unseen Tours in London, as a mentor and to deliver creative writing workshops.
He has a strong background working with care experienced children and young people and refugees across Scotland and the UK.
Aberdeen City; Aberdeenshire; Angus; Argyll and Bute; Clackmannanshire; Dumfries and Galloway; Dundee; East Ayrshire; East Dunbartonshire; East Lothian; East Renfrewshire; Edinburgh City; Falkirk; Fife; Glasgow City; Highland; Inverclyde; Midlothian; Moray; Na h-Eileanan Siar (Western Isles); North Ayrshire; North Lanarkshire; Orkney Islands; Perth and Kinross; Renfrewshire; Scottish Borders; Shetland; South Ayrshire; South Lanarkshire; Stirling; West Dunbartonshire; West Lothian
Adult learners; Care-experienced people; Carers; Adults with additional support needs; People experiencing mental health problems; Prisoners & young offenders; Reluctant readers; Vulnerable young people (under 18); Vulnerable adults; Young people in the community (e.g. Youth clubs, Guides, Scouts); Young people with additional support needs (under 18) (ASN/SEN)
Topics of work
Activism & protest; Adventure; Biography & memoir; Care experience; Class & society; Death, grief & bereavement; Editing & editing your own work; Health including mental health & wellbeing; Politics; Poverty; Publishing & getting published; Sports; Travel writing