Poetry &
Short Fiction



Debut Collection,Outlandish, (forthcoming Bloodaxe Books).

Compositor, illustrated poetry pamphlet (Thin Ice Press, York University) Arts and Humanities Research Council-funded project ‘Recovering the Grammar of Printers’ Ornaments.

Two poems, Whose Heritage? Challenging Race and Identity in Stuart Hall’s Post-nation Britain ed. Professor Susan Ashley and Degna Sone, (forthcoming Routledge).


The Roma Women’s Poetry Anthology, Editor and Author, (forthcoming Wagtail Press).
Out of Time: Climate Emergency Anthology, (forthcoming Valley Press).

‘Kow’, Enchanted Isle Short Works Series, (BBC Radio 4).

Butcher’s Dog, issue 15, Spring, (Editor).



Out of Time: Poetry from the Climate Emergency, (Forthcoming Valley Press, 2021, Contributing Poet).   

The Roma Women’s Poetry Anthology, Wagtail, Butcher’s Dog Imprint. Funded by the European Roma Institute for Arts and Culture (Forthcoming Summer 2021, Editor).



Angling’, (BBC Your Local Arena and New Writing North.)

‘Ironwork: V&A’ The Dark Horse, Issue 42.

Moveable Type, (New Writing North with Arts Council England). 

Witches, Warriors, Workers, Culture Matters Anthology.




Outlandish, Jo Clement and Damian Le Bas (New Writing North with Arts Council England). Illustrated by W. John Hewitt.

‘Inheritance’ and ‘Peg Man’, The Rialto, (Summer).  



Poems After The Blaydon Races, The Shipley Art Gallery Centenary, (Gateshead Council with Tyne and Wear Archives and Museums). Editor.

‘The Bull’s Shadow’, Mythologies, (Indigo Dreams).



‘Manes’, Steps in Time smartphone application, (Newcastle Centre for the Literary Arts).

‘Lolcatz’, What She Knew: Writers Respond to Lydia Davis, (Papaya Press).

‘Wonderful Fish’, Inspiring Futures, (Indigo Dreams).

Fishing for Answers: Angling and the River Tyne, ERSC, Northumbria University.



‘The Impression of Water’, Printmaking Today, 100th Edition, Vol. 25. No.4, (Winter).
The Walk Round Guide to Holy Island, poems by Jo Clement and drawings by Alexia Mellor, pamphlet for Northern Landscapes: Picture Poems exhibition, (Newcastle Poetry Festival).



'Wood Picture,' Birmingham Journal of Literature and Language, Vol. 7, (Feb).



‘Stores’, Write Around the Toon, (Newcastle Centre for the Literary Arts).

‘Receiver of Wrecks’, The Ofi Press, (Issue 38).      

‘House Sparrow’, In Flanders Fields, (Forward).

‘Footing’, Butcher’s Dog, Issue 4, (Autumn).

‘Three Poems’, The Black Light Engine Room, Issue 10.

‘Input’, Words to Birds, Digital Content, New Writing North.