The Coast and Inland (Ladysmith Press, Quebec, 1968) The Ocean Everywhere (Ladysmith Press, 1970) Skindiving (Ladysmith Press, 1972) Desire in Belfast (Blackstaff Press, N Ireland, 1992) Lines from the Stone Age (Greenwich Exchange, London, 2000) Always Two, Collected Poems 1966-2009 (Greenwich Exchange, 2009) The Memory Tree, Poems 2009-2015 (Greenwich Exchange, 2015) The Hugger Mugger, Selected Poems 2020 (Rune Press, London, 2020)

Essays on poets and poetry

Cliff Ashby (PN Review 130, 1999) Wilhelm Lehmann (PN Review 148, 2002) John Clare’s Madness (PN Review 158, 2004). Sorley MacLean (Dark Horse, Scottish American Poetry Review 20, 2007) Robert Garioch (Dark Horse 21, 2007) James (Jim) Fenton (Dark Horse 22, 2008), Canadian Poetry (Dark Horse 26, 2010). Pulsation and Poetry (The Reader 48, 2012) The Poet on his Work (The Reader 51, 2013)

Literary studies and essays

Homage to Trumbull Stickney (with James Reeves, Heinemann, London, 1968) The Fright of Time, Trumbull Stickney 1874-1904 (Ladysmith, 1970) What Poetry Is – Essays (Ladysmith, 1970) John Donne – Student Guide (Greenwich Exchange, 1996) Thomas Hardy – Student Guide (Greenwich Exchange, 1998). Books for Burning (The London Library Magazine 23, 2014). Miscellaneous and occasional poems, reviews and translations (in Spectator, Independent, Scotsman, PN Review, Shop, etc.)


The Devil’s Making – A Victorian Mystery (Stone Flower, Canada, 2013; Macmillan USA, 2015). Winner of Arthur Ellis Crime Novel award (Canada) for Best Novel, 2014.

An Evil Tale I Heard (Rune Press, London, 2022).

General Psychology

Emotional First Aid – a Crisis Handbook (Station Hill, NY, 1984).
Couple Dynamics (New Horizon, New Jersey, 1985).
Pulsation – From Wilhelm Reich to Neurodynamic Psychotherapy (2014) – more info here.


Time / No Time – The Paradox of Poetry and Physics (2013) – more info here.