Published by Mapseekers, I was commissioned to write the poetry for this book which charted the development of Birmingham.
Community run project by Red Bucket Projects, each season sees the publication of a high quality pamphlet featuring the best poets from the region. Proud that I appear in the Summer Poetree and Winter Poetree.
Published by Thynks with a preface by the Leader of Dudley Council. Stunning artwork by Kristina V Griffiths. Proceeds from the sale of this book went to the White House Cancer Care in Dudley. The book is now sadly sold out.
Stunning artwork by Kristina V Griffiths. Published by Thynks when I was Walsall Poet Laureate (2011 – 2015). Proceeds from the sale of this book were donated to charity. The book is now sadly sold out.Click here to Know More
The Ballad of Uncle Bill By Ian D. Henery Written for Walsall’s community play Uncle Bill is a story of a Walsall man who left his home town in 1935 to go to one of the outposts of the British Empire. He joined the Singaporean Volunteers Regiment, a real life Regiment who served with distinction […]
These Poems of Hope were born out of the Covid-19 pandemic which has swept away the old lifestyles of the entire world. Some are about what has befallen us all but the collection is far more wide ranging. There are poems for Ian’s daughters, for his partner, for his home town. Poems referencing local nature […]